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Osasumwen Frances Arigbe 

Osasumwen Arigbe joined Living Cities in May 2017 as a summer intern and became an Associate in the Fall.

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Matt Baer 

Matt Baer leads and supports major initiatives in Living Cities’ Public Sector Innovation portfolio, focused on helping local governments transform the way they operate and collaborate in order to improve the lives of low-income residents.

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Tonya Banks 

Tonya Banks serves as Assistant Director of Operations and Compliance. She partners with leadership to ensure alignment of compliance and infrastructure strategies with business initiatives and goals.

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Elodie Baquerot 

As Chief Operating Officer, Elodie leads organization-wide operations and strategic planning efforts to make Living Cities' strategic vision as a racial economic justice organization a reality.

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Katie Baskett 

Katie supports Living Cities’ corporate communications and public sector projects including City Accelerator and the Civic Tech and Data Collaborative.

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Steven Bosacker 

Steven Bosacker is the Principal of Public Sector and Partnerships at Living Cities. Steven served as the City Coordinator for the City of Minneapolis for six years alongside Mayor Rybak, where he championed accountability and transparency in servic…

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Julie Bosland 

Julie Bosland, Associate Director for Public Sector Innovation, joined Living Cities in January 2017. In this role, she leads the Project on Municipal Innovation, equips local leaders to close racial and income gaps, and supports Living Cities’ eff…

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Santiago Carrillo 

Santiago is a Colombian urban planner fascinated by how government insights can be transformed into meaningful and implementable change for vulnerable urban populations.

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Demetric Duckett 

Demetric works to blend public, private and philanthropic financial resources in new ways to better meet the needs of cities and their low-income residents.

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Tiffany Eng 

Tiffany Eng joined Living Cities at the beginning of 2017 as an administrative assistant.

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Thiara Falcon 

Thiara Falcon joined Living Cities’s as an Administrative Assistant in July 2017.

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Jessica Fontaine 

Having recently joined the living cities team, Jessica jumped in with both feet as the Executive Assistant to CEO and President, Ben Hecht, and Chief of Staff, Ellen Ward.

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Brinda Ganguly 

Brinda Ganguly joined Living Cities as the Managing Director of the Catalyst Family of Funds in 2017.

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Ratna Gill 

As Coordinator for Collective Impact, Ratna provides support to The Integration Initiative, helping to capture and share knowledge with both the organization and the field.

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Ben Hecht 

Ben Hecht is the President and CEO of Living Cities, a collaborative of 18 of the world’s leading foundations and financial institutions who work together to boldly fight poverty in America’s cities.

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Shanee Helfer 

In her role, as part of the Collective Impact Cluster, Shanee is helping cities implement community change in an inclusive and sustainable way, utilizing the Collective Impact Approach at the core of their vision and work.

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Thomas Houston 

Thomas believes that poverty is not meant to be permanent. His efforts at Living Cities focus on communicating what’s needed to close racial disparity gaps.

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Shannon Jordy 

With a decade of digital strategy experience and a master's degree in urban planning, Shannon strives to integrate storytelling and content strategy with all levels of urban practice -- from research and policy to service provision.

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Sindhu Lakshmanan  

Sindhu Lakshmanan focuses primarily on Pay for Success. She also supports the management of Living Cities' Catalyst and Blended Catalyst Funds.

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Crystal Li 

Crystal joined Living Cities as a Summer Intern, and became an Associate in October 2016.