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Sean Stannard- Stockton

Sean Stannard- Stockton

President & Chief Investment Officer

Ensemble Capital Management

Impact Circle:

​ Alumni

Sean Stannard- Stockton

Sean Stannard- Stockton

President & Chief Investment Officer

Ensemble Capital Management

Impact Circle:

​ Alumni

Sean is president and chief investment officer of Ensemble Capital Management. Ensemble Capital is a wealth management firm with a specialty in serving foundations and philanthropic families.
Sean Stannard-Stockton is a wealth advisor at Ensemble Capital Management where he specializes in serving philanthropic families. He is the author of the Tactical Philanthropy blog and a columnist for the Chronicle of Philanthropy. A sought after public speaker, he is regularly quoted or referenced in the mainstream media such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and National Public Radio.

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Melody Ing

Hall Capital Pa...

Vice President

Melody Ing

Vice President

Hall Capital Partners LLC

Impact Circle:

Economic Opportunity

Education

Environment & Energy

Melody Ing is a Vice President at Hall Capital Partners LLC in the Absolute Return/Credit Research group where she is responsible for research, identification, due diligence, and monitoring of various credit and distressed strategies.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Ing worked at Clearwater Capital Partners, an Asian special situations fund, for four years as an investment analyst in Hong Kong, covering various companies in SE Asia, China, Australia, and Indonesia. Her role also included business development and fundraising for the fund’s liquid strategy and Private Equity vehicles. Previously, she worked at Goldman Sachs for five years in the Special Situations Group in London, structuring proprietary tax efficient transactions. She started her career in the Private Wealth Management Group in San Francisco.

Ms. Ing earned a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

Liz Abbett

Liz Abbett

Marketing + Ope...
Liz Abbett

Liz Abbett

Marketing + Operations

Impact Circle:

Environment & Energy

Liz’s passions are at the intersection of sustainability and wellness, empowering and enabling people to implement strategies that contribute to their own health as well as the health of communities and society at large. Her professional background includes supply chain sustainability at Cisco and Coca-Cola, operations and marketing at Honest Tea, and diverse policy and program roles at environmental NGOs such as The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund, World Resources Institute, and Environmental Working Group. She also served as an environmental development Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Macedonia. Her publications include contributions to Eco-Economy by Lester Brown and original research on the relationship between organizational culture and the success of sustainability initiatives. She has an MBA with high distinction as well as an MS in Sustainable Systems from the University of Michigan, and graduated from Cornell University magna cum laude with a BS in Natural Resources. She is an avid cycling advocate and San Francisco Bicycle Coalition ambassador.

Karen Alden

Karen Alden

Non-Profit Cons...

Consultant
Karen Alden

Karen Alden

Consultant

Non-Profit Consultant

Impact Circle:

Education

Karen has twenty years of business experience, primarily in the areas of marketing and strategic planning. She spent many years in the cable television industry, holding senior executive positions at the Walt Disney Company, Fox Television, the Home Shopping Network, and USA Networks. Her most recent full-time position was as CEO of Dr. McDougall’s Right Foods, Inc. Karen is currently contributing her management and marketing experience in the non-profit realm. She is a member of the Steering Committee for Harvard Business School’s Community Partners Program, which provides pro bono consulting to Bay Area non-profits. She also serves on the board of directors of Hope Street Group, a bipartisan organization that develops policies that enhance economic opportunity. Karen has served on local boards or provided consulting services to a variety of Bay Area organizations, including the following: – Peninsula Symphony Orchestra – E3–Education, Excellence and Equity – Redwood City Police Activities League – Destiny Arts Center – Center for Youth – Peninsula Bridge Program Karen graduated with a BA from Boston College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is currently working toward a Certificate in Early Childhood Education and has completed numerous courses in non-profit management and grantwriting.

Amy Alfano

Amy Alfano

Principal / Owner

Snowshoe Consul...
Amy Alfano

Amy Alfano

Snowshoe Consulting

Principal / Owner

Impact Circle:

Education

Environment & Energy

Amy is passionate about working at the intersection of partners, marketing and sales. She loves leading teams, taking cross-functional leadership roles and driving successful outcomes for the organizations she works with. She is the co-owner and Principal at Snowshoe Consulting where she focuses on helping senior level executives develop communication platforms that connect them to their audience, creating compelling messages that inspire action and drive engagement. She’s blessed in life with two amazing children, and a husband who always knows how to make her laugh.

Jennifer Anastasoff

Jennifer Anasta...

United States D...

Bringing togeth...
Jennifer Anastasoff

Jennifer Anastasoff

Bringing together innovation, talent and social change

United States Digital Service

Impact Circle:

Education

Jennifer Anastasoff is a serial entrepreneur, successfully building social enterprises, advising founders and managing high powered, high talent networks towards real impact. She is known for her ability to create and close deals, recruit and engage top talent, develop innovative business models and create a path for leaders to move between the public, private and nonprofit sectors. With a significant network of contacts in every sector, she enjoys helping support entrepreneurs and executives focused on doing great things by making strategic connections, building partnerships and developing strategies for success that build talent and support innovation.

Ms. Anastasoff is the co-founder and founding CEO of Fuse Corps, the nation’s top executive fellowship bringing mid-career leaders from the private sector to serve as senior advisors public executives, largely to mayors and governors. She has engaged the public, private and nonprofit sectors in innovative talent exchanges, including partnering with the White House and Harvard. Prior to starting Fuse Corps, Jennifer engaged top corporate professionals as founding CEO of a teacher recruiting organization and founder of an international corporate service fellowship program. She started in education as a Teach for America teacher and an education analyst in the California Legislature. She has spoken and presented papers at Harvard University, Harvard Business School and the University of California at Berkeley. She is proud to serve on the Board of the Junior Statesmen Foundation, the Advisory Board of the BizWorld Foundation and on the Silicon Valley Launch Committee of Year Up Bay Area. Jennifer has a Masters in Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she received the prestigious Public Service Fellowship.

Mike Anders

Mike Anders

ICONIQ Capital

Founding Partner
Mike Anders

Mike Anders

Founding Partner

ICONIQ Capital

Michael Anders is a founding partner of ICONIQ Capital, a global merchant bank/multi-family office based in San Francisco and New York. Prior to his current role, he worked at Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Franklin Templeton, Fidelity Investments and Societe Generale (in Paris and London). He was a founder of GivingCapital, which developed turnkey charitable products for a number of large financial service firms, and then helped in the structuring of their high net worth client’s charitable giving. Mr. Anders received his B.A/B.S. in Political Science and Communication Studies from the University of Rhode Island, as well as a certificate in International Economics from Columbia University. He also serves on the Board of the San Francisco Symphony, The Global Poverty Project/Global Citizen, The World Surf League (WSL) and P.U.R.E., WSL’s philanthropic arm which focuses on ocean research and conservation.
Asad  Badruddin

Asad Badruddin

Pakathon

President
Asad  Badruddin

Asad Badruddin

President

Pakathon

Impact Circle:

Economic Opportunity

Asad Badruddin is the Co-Founder and President of Pakathon, a non-profit whose mission is to reverse the brain drain in developing countries. He has been community organizing for the past six years and has experience working with volunteers, organizing workshops, branding and creating partnerships with government and public sector organizations.

Nathan Baird

Nathan Baird

Hall Capital Pa...

Research Associate
Nathan Baird

Nathan Baird

Research Associate

Hall Capital Partners

Impact Circle:

Environment & Energy

Nathan is a Research Associate in the Public Equity group at Hall Capital Partners LLC, a San Francisco-based investment firm focused on building customized, global, multi-asset class portfolios for families, endowments, and foundations. At Hall Capital, he is responsible for research, identification, due diligence, and monitoring of long-only public equity investments and long-short equity hedge funds.  He also serves on the Board of Directors for Sunflower Wellness, a Bay Area non profit organization dedicated to bringing exercise program design and instruction to people living with and recovering from cancer.  Nathan graduated cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in economics, where he was also a Captain on the varsity baseball team.

Hillary Baker

Hillary Baker

Education Super...

Outreach Coordi...
Hillary Baker

Hillary Baker

Outreach Coordinator

Education Super Highway

Impact Circle:

Education

Hillary Baker graduated from Tufts University in 2012 with a BA in Sociology and Peace and Justice Studies. She moved to the Bay Area to participate in New Sector Alliance’s Residency in Social Enterprise, during which she worked as Policy Associate with First Place for Youth while concurrently participating in New Sector’s social entrepreneur professional development curriculum.

Baker now works as an Outreach Coordinator with Education Super Highway and is working specifically with the organization’s Internet Pricing Portal project.

Mohammad Barkeshli

Mohammad Barkes...

Hall Capital Pa...

Associate - Cro...
Mohammad Barkeshli

Mohammad Barkeshli

Associate - Cross Asset Research & Strategy

Hall Capital Partners LLC

Impact Circle:

Education

Environment & Energy

As a member of Hall Capital Partners’ Cross-Asset Research & Strategy team, Mohammad focuses part of his time on the firm’s Full Consequence Investing™ initiative. Hall Capital Partners is an investment advisory firm that builds and manages multi-asset class global investment portfolios for families, endowments, and institutions. Mohammad began his career at Hall Capital as a Portfolio Management analyst in New York and now sits on the firm’s Charitable Fund Committee.
Prior to joining Hall Capital, Mohammad co-founded and managed Bakhita Girls, a secondary education program for underprivileged girls in rural southern Tanzania. He directed the organization’s sustainability efforts to operate revenue-generating side businesses in the area, partially offsetting program costs. He also worked on developing consistent student-selection methodologies and impact measurements metrics.
Mohammad received a BA from New York University, where he studied Economics and Comparative Literature.

Michael Beaudoin

Michael Beaudoin

AT&T

Associate Direc...
Michael Beaudoin

Michael Beaudoin

Associate Director- Social Investment

AT&T

Impact Circle:

Education

Environment & Energy

Michael invests in companies that create innovative education technology ideas as part of the AT&T Aspire Accelerator management team.

Starting his career in AT&T’s Leadership Development Program, Michael served as a Network Manager leading 21 technicians to new productivity and customer service highs in New Orleans LA. For a second rotation he served as a Lead Financial Analyst for the Mobility Customer Service Center organization, a multi-billion dollar cost center, creating its first monthly executive summary for incorporating all of Digital’s (ATT.COM), service call centers’, and IRU’s key business metrics.

Michael began his career in investment and commercial banking with Merrill Lynch. He then went on to serve as a Vice President at both JP Morgan Chase and Deutsche Bank.

Michael graduated with an MBA from Pepperdine University’s Gradazio School of Business in 2011. His degree included certificates in Social, Ethical & Environmental Responsibility and Dispute Resolution from the Pepperdine University School of Law.

Josh Becker

Josh Becker

Lex Machina

CEO
Josh Becker

Josh Becker

CEO

Lex Machina

Impact Circle:

Education

Josh Becker has a long history as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He was the 2nd employee at EarthWeb/DICE (NYSE: DHX), which went public in 1998. He went on to work at Netscape Corporation, McKinsey & Co, and in senior business development roles at Agile Software, and SimplyHired. He is the co-founder and General Partner of New Cycle Capital, an early stage venture capital firm working with entrepreneurs who want to change the world. New Cycle’s investments include OPower, Renewable Funding, PeoplePower, GoalSpring, Saber es Poder, and Terrapass. Previously, Josh worked for Redpoint Ventures and DCM. Josh runs Startup2Startup.com, a monthly technology discussion group and is on the leadership team of the Stanford Angels and Entrepreneurs. Josh is a National leader in public policy. He is the founder of Full Circle Fund, and continues to serve as Board Chair. He is also a co-founder of the Clean Economy Network. He is Chair of the Board of Trustees for the University of California at Merced, and he serves on the Advisory Board for the Stanford Business School Fund. Josh has an undergraduate degree from Williams College, a JD from Stanford Law School, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Anne Boyd Rabkin

Anne Boyd Rabkin

Boyd Rabkin Con...

Principal, Cons...
Anne Boyd Rabkin

Anne Boyd Rabkin

Principal, Consultant and Writer/Editor

Boyd Rabkin Consulting

Impact Circle:

Health

Anne Boyd Rabkin is a communications, advocacy and development strategist and writer/editor supporting organizations building a healthy and sustainable future. Before becoming an independent consultant, she worked at leading global health and health care organizations and environmental nonprofits, often working in the space where health and environmental issues intersect. At Kaiser Permanente, Anne spearheaded annual reporting on the organization?s $1 billion of philanthropic work in community health and environmental stewardship. At PATH, a global health organization, Anne worked on the Reproductive Health and Children’s Vaccines Programs, producing publications and executing advocacy and evaluation efforts particularly around cervical cancer prevention in developing countries. Anne’s global health experience includes consulting for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and working at the Population Reference Bureau. Anne serves of the Board of Directors of WORLD (Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases). She holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Washington and a B.A. in Sociology, Phi Beta Kappa, from the Pennsylvania State University.

Michelle Branch

Michelle Branch

Attorney &...

Alumni Member
Michelle Branch

Michelle Branch

Alumni Member

Attorney & Founder, Branch Law Group

Michelle Branch’s interests straddle the academic, business and art worlds. Close to completing a Ph.D. in history at UC Berkeley, her dissertation examines the social implications of consumption practices–particularly eating–in the nineteenth-century U.S. On the business side, she runs a boutique law practice specializing in venture-backed and IP transactions. Having trained for several years as an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Michelle served as interim general counsel for the publicly traded company, Media Arts Group, Inc. and the senior corporate associate for Google Inc. Involved in the contemporary art scene, Michelle advises the Alvin Baltrop Trust, based in New York City. Michelle holds undergraduate and law degrees from Stanford University.

Annette Brinton

Annette Brinton

Waypoint Wealth...

Principal, Weal...
Annette Brinton

Annette Brinton

Principal, Wealth Manager

Waypoint Wealth Partners

Impact Circle:

Economic Opportunity

Annette is a principal at Waypoint Wealth Partners, a wealth management firm in San Francisco. Prior to co-founding Waypoint Wealth Partners, Annette had her own firm and worked as a Client Advisor for two independent wealth management firms in the Bay Area. Annette is a CFP and a CPA and has over 17 years of experience as a finance professional. She started her career at Ernst & Young in 1991 and spent over 10 years in corporate finance and operations. She has worked extensively in 22 countries around the world including a year living in Hong Kong and three years in London. Annette holds a BA in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and earned a graduate certificate from the UC Berkeley Personal Financial Planning Program. She is an active member of the Financial Planning Association and strong supporter of Women’s Initiative and Junior Achievement. Annette lives in San Francisco with her husband Adrian and is an avid traveler and enjoys cycling, snowboarding, cooking and entertaining in her free time.

BC Broussard

BC Broussard

Kismatic, Inc.

Founder
BC Broussard

BC Broussard

Founder

Kismatic, Inc.

Impact Circle:

Education

Environment & Energy

A bit of background about me: I’m a software developer who has started companies in both the for profit and non-profit space. I think it’s great that full circle fund encourages active participation instead of simply giving away money. I really enjoy helping to solve problems as quickly and cheaply as possible, both with and without the use of technology.

Helene Cahen

Helene Cahen

Strategic Insights

Innovation Cons...
Helene Cahen

Helene Cahen

Innovation Consultant

Strategic Insights

Impact Circle:

Education

Helene Cahen is an innovation consultant, trainer and facilitator, with over 20 years of insight and experience in facilitation, market research, communication and new product development.

She is passionate about guiding her clients toward user-centered innovation, helping them to discover solutions that are specifically tailored to address their organizations’ evolving needs.

As an independent consultant, Helene has worked with large corporations, small businesses and non-profit organizations. In addition she has been a facilitator, coach and lecturer for the Haas School of Business and the VP of Innovation for a start-up, Decorist.

Trained in Creative Problem Solving and Design Thinking, Helene received an M.S. in Creativity and Change Leadership from ICSC and has a business degree from I.E.P, a top French Business School.

Eva Camp

Eva Camp

Independent Mar...
Eva Camp

Eva Camp

Independent Marketing and Advertising Professional

Impact Circle:

Education

Eva serves on the Board of Full Circle Fund. A mother of three children, she dedicates her time to improving education. She currently leads the Parents Association with over 600 volunteers and serves on the Board of Trustees at Head-Royce, her children’s school. She also serves on the Board of National Equity Project (formerly BAYCES), which coaches people to become the leaders who deliver on the promise of a quality education for every child in America. Eva worked for more than 10 years at Microsoft, marketing some of the company’s most successful products, including Word, Office and consumer titles. Her last role there was Director of Market Planning and Analysis for Microsoft’s line of home products. Other highlights at Microsoft include helping lead the turnaround in the company’s Japanese application software business during a 3 year stint in Microsoft’s Far East region and leading the first worldwide launch of Microsoft Office in over 25 languages. Prior to Microsoft, she worked in product management at Proctor & Gamble. Eva has a BA from Harvard University.

Jeff Camp

Jeff Camp

Jeff Camp

Jeff Camp

Impact Circle:

Education

Jeff Camp grew up in California, attending public schools in the Bay Area. During high school he developed an interest in education policy as an active member of the California Association of Student Councils. He earned his BA at Harvard in East Asian Studies, where he studied Japanese. He worked for 12 years at Microsoft in Redmond and Tokyo in roles in marketing, product leadership, and general management. Since moving to the Bay Area in 2001, Jeff has been a very active member of Full Circle Fund’s Education Circle, which he now chairs. He is the lead author of the Education Impact Guide, a summary of competing strategies for improving education in California. Jeff is a frequent speaker and writer on education issues. He served on the California Governor’s Committee on Education Excellence, and was a reviewer for the Race to the Top competition.

Michelle Carreon

Michelle Carreon

Pearson English...

Executive Assis...
Michelle Carreon

Michelle Carreon

Executive Assistant & Business Operations Manager

Pearson English Business Solutions

Impact Circle:

Education

Environment & Energy

Growing up on the border of Texas and Mexico, Michelle’s involvement in social work on both sides of the border developed into a passion for travel and economic issues. After receiving her BA from Loyola University Chicago she traveled for four months visiting 10 countries in 2 continents. On her return to the States she pursued a career in small business development as a Marketing Consultant for a national franchise (BAB, Inc.) of “Mom-and-Pop” cafés focusing on grassroots efforts for four years. She continued to assist sole proprietors in the massage industry by providing marketing tools and services in the role of Retention Manager for the largest non-profit association of massage therapists (AMTA) in the country before moving to San Francisco in 2009. She has continued to pursue her passion in small businesses development and economic opportunity by coaching and consulting small business owners nationally while contracting for CB Richard Ellis Property Management and volunteering with The Volunteer Center of San Francisco.

Margret Caruso

Margret Caruso

Quinn Emanuel

Co-Chair, Trade...
Margret Caruso

Margret Caruso

Co-Chair, Trademark & Copyright Practice Group

Quinn Emanuel

Impact Circle:

Education

Margret Caruso is a partner in the law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, which she joined in 2002 in its New York Office. Margret moved to Quinn’s Silicon Valley Office in 2005. where she focuses on trial and appellate work, primarily in intellectual property fields. Margret has litigated significant copyright, trademark, and false advertising matters, including the use of and “theft of ideas” copyright cases involving television shows and films. Margret has a B.A. from Boston University in Politics and Public Policy and a J.D. from Cornell Law School.

Marisa  Chan

Marisa Chan

ZS Associate

Business Associ...
Marisa  Chan

Marisa Chan

Business Associate Consultant

ZS Associate

Impact Circle:

Economic Opportunity

Health

Marisa is a Business Associate Consultant at ZS Associates, a sales and marketing consulting firm. Day-to-day, she focuses on working with clients within the healthcare industry to build marketing strategies. Within her company, Marisa helps lead the “GiveZS Back” initiative, a program to promote company involvement in community initiatives and connect employees with flexible volunteer opportunities. Marisa earned her BA from the University of California, San Diego.

Andrea Clatterbuck

Andrea Clatterbuck

Pacific Gas and...

Senior Analyst,...
Andrea Clatterbuck

Andrea Clatterbuck

Senior Analyst, Energy Policy Initiatives

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Impact Circle:

Environment & Energy

Andrea Clatterbuck currently works on federal energy regulatory issues at Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Prior to joining PG&E, Andrea worked at the Clean Coalition, a nonprofit advocating for the proliferation of innovative renewable energy policies. Andrea holds an MS in Environmental Management and Sustainability from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. While completing her MS, Andrea received a Boren Fellowship to study waste management policies in Japan and Southeast Asia. Prior to graduate school, Andrea was an English teacher for the JET Program and at Hosei University in Japan.

Katie Colendich

Katie Colendich

HP Inc.

Associate Gener...
Katie Colendich

Katie Colendich

Associate General Counsel

HP Inc.

Impact Circle:

Economic Opportunity

Katie is an Associate General Counsel at HP Inc. Prior to joining HP, Katie was counsel at O’Melveny & Myers, LLP representing a variety of public and private companies in capital markets transactions. Katie serves on the board of directors of Working Solutions, on the board of directors of the Junior League of San Francisco, and as an officer of the Society for Corporate Governance, Northern California. Katie is passionate about the arts and serves on the Modern Art Council and volunteers with the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art at SFMOMA. She balances her culinary training and love of pastry arts with competitive tennis, and chasing her dog in SOMA.

Roxana Dantes

Roxana Dantes

Orbis Learning

Founder & CEO
Roxana Dantes

Roxana Dantes

Founder & CEO

Orbis Learning

Impact Circle:

Education

Founded Orbis Learning, an ed-tech startup that skills and connects the future workforce, ready for the 21st Century. Immersed into trends on automation, Artificial Intelligence, and global employment shifts, Roxana is focused on building a model that leverages the technological advancements, the social economy, and the disappearance of boundaries across cultures, while reimagining ‘what’ and ‘how’ to learn. Committed to redesigning the education paradigm to embrace and augment the opportunities of the new era.

Akshay Dayal

Akshay Dayal

Google

Product Manager
Akshay Dayal

Akshay Dayal

Product Manager

Google

Impact Circle:

Economic Opportunity

Akshay is a Product Manager at Google. Prior to Google, Akshay worked for several years as a management consultant at Bain & Company, based in the Dallas and Houston offices. He also completed a six-month externship at The Bridgespan Group in New York, where he gained experience in nonprofit strategy consulting. Akshay received an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2015, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Rice University in 2009.

Joan DeGennaro

Joan DeGennaro

Deepgram

Head of Operations
Joan DeGennaro

Joan DeGennaro

Head of Operations

Deepgram

Impact Circle:

Education

Joan DeGennaro is passionate about innovative approaches to creating social change. She has worked on international development projects in Bolivia, Malawi, and India. After working in development and fundraising for Catholic Charities of New York, Joan became a Director at Sanitation and Health Rights in India (SHRI), leading efforts to scale their model for building toilets in rural India. She recently moved to the Bay Area to work in sales and operations for Deepgram. Joan is a proud alumna of Northwestern University where she earned a B.S. in social policy.

 Pamela  Doherty

Pamela Doherty

The San Francis...

Director of Dev...
 Pamela  Doherty

Pamela Doherty

Director of Development

The San Francisco Foundation

Impact Circle:

Economic Opportunity

Environment & Energy

Health

As The San Francisco Foundation’s Director of Development, Pamela is responsible for new business and building relationships with new donors and fund holders. She works closely with individuals, families and private foundations, and with legal, financial and wealth advisors.  Pamela also serves as the Foundation’s liaison to Full Circle Fund.

Pamela has 25 years of experience in the philanthropic arena. Prior to joining The San Francisco Foundation in 2016, she worked for seven years as a consultant specializing in nonprofit management, board governance and fundraising. She previously served as Chief Executive Officer for Carondelet Foundation, the philanthropic arm of a healthcare network in Southern Arizona. Pamela holds a BA in Communications and a Masters in Public Health. She moved to San Francisco in March 2014. In 2016 she served as co-chair of the FCF Green Economy team in the Environment Circle.

 

Jackie Downing

Jackie Downing

The San Francis...

Director of Don...
Jackie Downing

Jackie Downing

Director of Donor Relations

The San Francisco Foundation (TSFF)

Impact Circle:

Economic Opportunity

Jackie Downing is a donor relations officer dedicated to supporting the San Francisco Foundation’s family of donors. Whether a long-time donor or new to the Foundation, Jackie is passionate about responding to our donors’ needs to ensure they meet their philanthropic goals and make a difference on the issues that are important to them. Prior to joining the Foundation, Jackie served in senior leadership roles at several Bay Area nonprofits, including Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Network, where Jackie ran the individual donor program, while growing GSA Network’s brand, profile, and communications capacity on a national scale. Prior to GSA Network, Jackie was co-director of World Bridges in Oakland, a nonprofit dedicated to developing the leadership capacity of low-income, Bay Area youth of color. Jackie is a graduate of Oberlin College and a recipient of the Howard R. Swearer National Student Humanitarian Award from Brown University. She previously served on the board of the international human rights nonprofit School of the Americas Watch and worked as a human rights observer in Colombia.

Nick Driver

Nick Driver

CSMC

Vice President,...
Nick Driver

Nick Driver

Vice President, Strategic and Client Services

CSMC

Impact Circle:

Education

An authority on school and school district finance and operations, Nick Driver has become a leading expert on the subject of new public school creation and a “lifelong learner” and trainer of new and existing school best practices.

Over the past 11 years, Nick’s advocacy and technical support has led to the creation of hundreds new public schools. During this time Nick has also advised and assisted hundreds of schools and school districts in California and other states.

Nick brings a diverse background in journalism, international business, and education activism to his work. His first career as a journalist in China during the 1980s an 1990s provided a deep understanding of U.S.-style democracy, as well as the intense focus society and families have for a high quality education.

Upon his return from China, Nick immersed himself in the advocacy and politics of California’s public schools, as well as the technical and financial aspects of this and other states’ systems. Nick serves on the board of Education for Change Public Schools in Oakland, a non-profit that operates six public schools, and works for public school service provider CSMC.

David Ehrenberg

David Ehrenberg

CEO, Early Grow...

Alumni Member
David Ehrenberg

David Ehrenberg

Alumni Member

CEO, Early Growth Financial Services

David Ehrenberg is the CEO of Early Growth Financial Services. Early Growth Financial Services provides finance and administrative support to early stage companies in the technology space. Professionally prior to becoming CEO of Early Growth Financial Services David spent 15 years working as a finance executive with technology companies. David has also been on the board of numerous non-profit boards focused on economic development issues in distressed communities and on youth issues. He has also been actively involved in politics on a professional basis and a volunteer basis.

Jonathan Fong

Jonathan Fong

Jonathan Fong

Multimedia Free...
Jonathan Fong

Jonathan Fong

Multimedia Freelancer

Jonathan Fong

Impact Circle:

Environment & Energy

Health

As a photographer, cinematographer, or sometimes a producer, Jonathan works with events, brands, and organizations to capture their unique story and beauty. Leveraging experience in technology, business, and project/event management, Jonathan lives for helping others reach their full potential through teamwork, savvy and strategic marketing, and old-fashioned elbow grease. Previously, Jonathan has served on the planning committee for San Francisco Cocktail Week, and the steering committee for Project by Project’s San Francisco chapter.

Soraya Fouladi

Soraya Fouladi

Jara

Founder
Soraya Fouladi

Soraya Fouladi

Founder

Jara

Impact Circle:

Education

Soraya Fouladi is an entrepreneur, electrical engineer, photographer, business management consultant, and Changemaker. She is the Founder of Jara, an organization that provides education to regions hit by natural disasters and to people who are displaced like refugees. She also cofounded motivated.world, a movement to empower people internationally to share what motivates them. Her experience includes writing curricula for and teaching K-12 robotics, directing 60 staff members and 500 campers at iD Tech Camp, working at Make School, and managing an Engineering and Innovation laboratory at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Soraya is also a member of Under 30 Changemakers.

Michael Frost

Michael Frost

CBRE

First Vice Pres...
Michael Frost

Michael Frost

First Vice President

CBRE

Impact Circle:

Environment & Energy

Michael Frost is an avid fisherman, environmentalist, and expert in high performance buildings. He works in brokerage for CBRE, representing tenants and landlords in lease and sale transactions. Michael was the first LEED AP broker in the entire Bay Area region and promotes sustainability in the built environment in his brokerage career. He serves on the executive committee of the CBRE Sustainability Practice Group. This specialty practice leads the industry and the CBRE enterprise in making real estate decisions that maximize profit, benefit environmental and human health, and minimize environmental impact. Michael works in the CBRE, Palo Alto office and represents tenants in the Bay Area and other markets around the country.

Carlos Garcia

Carlos Garcia

The San Francis...

Senior Donor Re...
Carlos Garcia

Carlos Garcia

Senior Donor Relations Officer

The San Francisco Foundation (TSFF)

Impact Circle:

Environment & Energy

Carlos Garcia is a senior philanthropic advisor at The San Francisco Foundation. In this role, he is dedicated to working with individuals and families to explore the alignment of their personal values and giving, develop their grantmaking strategies, and deepen their learning and engagement with social and environmental issues, fellow donors, and the social sector. Previously, he was a philanthropy advisor at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the largest community foundation in the nation. His professional background also includes serving as associate director of philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy, the leading conservation organization working around the world. Carlos serves on the board of directors of the the Environmental Grantmakers Association, a national affinity group representing more than 150 funders. He is a 21/64-certified consultant to multi-generational families on philanthropy and also holds the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® professional designation. He has a degree in psychology with a specialization in business administration from UCLA.

Eben Garnett

Eben Garnett

Capital Markets...
Eben Garnett

Eben Garnett

Capital Markets Professional

Impact Circle:

Economic Opportunity

Education

Environment & Energy

Health

Eben Garnett is a former capital markets professional with a background in fixed income securities, interest rate derivatives, and credit derivatives. Over an 18-year career, Eben has worked in sales, trading, underwriting, and structuring of fixed income and derivative products for corporate and municipal debt issuers, institutional clients and retail investors. Eben received an AB degree from Princeton University in 1993 where he majored in Public Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Elizabeth Goumas

Elizabeth Goumas

PlayWorks

Board Member
Elizabeth Goumas

Elizabeth Goumas

Board Member

PlayWorks

Impact Circle:

Education

Elizabeth Goumas is an active public schools advocate, working with SFUSD and community based organizations to implement equity across schools in an effort to “level the playing field” for all students. Formerly a successful software sales executive and business owner in retail sporting goods, Elizabeth joined the Playworks board because of her belief in the power of play to bring communities together and is a FCF member on behalf of Playworks.

Maria Grabowska

Maria Grabowska

TechSoup

Impact & St...
Maria Grabowska

Maria Grabowska

Impact & Strategy Associate

TechSoup

Impact Circle:

Economic Opportunity

Maria is a trained Social Entrepreneur with a Master Degree from Hult International Business School in San Francisco and a Bachelor Degree in International Development from Roskilde University, Denmark. As her thesis subject she investigated the concept of “ Creating Shared Value “ as economic force to bring societal needs and businesses’ together. Currently working as Impact and Strategy Associate at TechSoup. Prior to the experience Maria was the country manager of the Danish branch of youth leadrship development organization, AIESEC.

Cassie Gruenstein

Cassie Gruenstein

Cassie Gruenste...

President
Cassie Gruenstein

Cassie Gruenstein

President

Cassie Gruenstein Consulting

Impact Circle:

Economic Opportunity

Cassie is President of Cassie Gruenstein Consulting, helping entrepreneurial leaders build revenue and recognition for transformative social and environmental ventures. Her social sector clients include inspirational start-ups and prominent organizations seeking to strengthen their ties to investors. Cassie is Co-Creator and Lead Strategist for The Digging Deep Campaign, where consumers curious about the fair food movement learn the basics through first-person accounts from peers. Previously, she led development and communications for Audubon Canyon Ranch, a first mover in the 1960′s citizen-led movement to protect the Bay Area’s natural heritage and California’s watersheds. Cassie is a graduate of Pomona College, the Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership’s Emerging Leaders Program, and the Alemany Farm’s Horticultural Apprentice Program. She loves cooking, exploring eats around the world, hiking, dancing, bird watching, running, and gardening.

Bent Hagemark

Bent Hagemark

Google, Inc.

Tech Lead Manager
Bent Hagemark

Bent Hagemark

Tech Lead Manager

Google, Inc.

Impact Circle:

Education

BA Physics, St Olaf College, Northfield, MN MS Computer Science, Brown University, Providence, RI Principal Engineer, Silicon Graphics, Mountain View, CA Software Engineer, Opera Software, Oslo, Norway Tech Lead Manager, Google, Mountain View, CA

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