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Education

participating members:

  • Peter Kehrli Peter K. KMPG, LLP Partner
    Peter Kehrli

    Peter Kehrli

    Partner

    KMPG, LLP

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Peter Kehrli is a Partner in KPMG’s San Francisco office and a leader in the investment management practice. He specializes in alternative investment vehicles, primarily venture, hedge and private equity funds. He advises his clients in all aspects of a fund lifecycle including launching, structuring, operations and reporting. Peter’s interests and entrepreneurial drive led him to Rothstein Kass, where he was a founding member of the San Francisco office, which was ultimately acquired by KPMG. He built and led the Venture Capital Fund practice at Rothstein Kass and oversaw its substantial growth. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and is an active member of the Venture Capital community. He received a degree in Business, Economics and Accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara and is a CPA in multiple states. Peter is a world traveler, life explorer, adventure seeker, husband, father, lover of food, education and perpetual growth.

  • WEBID0000002512 P.H. M. Junyo Product Marketing Di...
    P.H. Mullen

    P.H. Mullen

    Product Marketing Director

    Junyo

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    P.H. (Peter) runs marketing for Junyo, a learning analytics startup dedicated to improving K-12 learning outcomes. He is a strategic advisor to 2 startups: PlayyOn, an online sports platform for age-group athletes and teams that focuses on boosting self esteem through sports; and 41Winks, a nonprofit advocacy group focused on sleep wellness. P.H. was part of the original Netflix team that introduced DVDs by mail and later streaming. He ran marketing at PowerCloud, which introduced the world’s first home Wi-Fi router for parents to manage children’s Internet consumption. He’s the past board president of Silicon Valley’s SBA’s Small Business Technology Institute, former president of the Dartmouth College Silicon Valley Alumni Association, a Dartmouth Alumni Council member, and a parent board member at his children’s school. He wrote “Gold in the Water” about athletes pursuing the Olympic dream and has completed 3 Ironmans. He went to Dartmouth and lives in the South Bay with his wife and family.

  • Roxy headshot Roxana S. Google, Inc. K12 Education Outrea...
    Roxana Shirkhoda

    Roxana Shirkhoda

    K12 Education Outreach Specialist

    Google, Inc.

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Roxana’s focus is on maximizing support for nonprofits and creating an ecosystem where gender and racial equity are realized through effective philanthropic practices. Currently, she is a graduate student at Stanford University focused on Nonprofit Management and Impact Evaluation. Roxana actively consults Bay Area philanthropists on their giving, supports Full Circle Fund and The Ever Forward Club as a Board Member, and works as a Researcher for the Effective Philanthropy Lab at Stanford.

    Before Stanford, Roxana served as Interim CEO at Full Circle Fund and prior to that worked at Google for over five years managing a nonprofit consulting and grant-making portfolio aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented, underserved, and female students pursuing Computer Science globally.

    Learn more about Roxana here

East Bay College Fund (2016)

mission

East Bay College Fund’s mission is to provide authentic, sustained, accountable support and mentoring from high school through college gra...

approach

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participating members:

  • Peter Kehrli Peter K. Partner KMPG, LLP
  • WEBID0000002512 P.H. M. Product Marke... Junyo
  • Roxy headshot Roxana S. K12 Education... Google, Inc.
Education

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002585 Hillary B. Education S... Outreach Coordinator
    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.

  • WEBID0000002613 Justin Z. Apple, Inc Supply Demand Manager
    Justin Zalkin

    Justin Zalkin

    Supply Demand Manager

    Apple, Inc

    Impact Circle:

    Economic Opportunity

    Education

    Environment & Energy

  • WEBID0000001946 Lindsay S. SOCAP Director of Programming
    Lindsay Smalling

    Lindsay Smalling

    Director of Programming

    SOCAP

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Lindsay works at ImpactAssets as the Strategic Initiatives Officer, focused on building knowledge resources that advance the field of impact investing, such as Issue Briefs and the annual ImpactAssets 50. She is also part of the team behind the Social Capital Markets conference, assisting with business development and program management. Previously at Entrepreneurs Foundation, Lindsay helped venture-backed companies in the Bay Area to develop and execute community involvement programs. She was the project leader for a Full Circle Fund grant to Beyond12, which supported development of a higher education partnership strategy. Lindsay is a graduate of Columbia Business School and Pomona College.

    Learn more about Lindsay here.

Lotus Bloom (2016)

mission

Lotus Bloom is a multicultural organization that develops and provides innovative programs for inner-city children, youth and families. Through...

approach

Lotus Bloom has a track record of successfully attracting and engaging their key program stakeholders: caregivers and kids ages 0-5. However, they have struggled with communicating with the education community at large about the impact of their p...

impact

Check back in Jan 2017 for the results of our partnership!

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002585 Hillary B. Outreach Coor... Education S...
  • WEBID0000002613 Justin Z. Supply Demand... Apple, Inc
  • WEBID0000001946 Lindsay S. Director of P... SOCAP
Education

participating members:

  • Elizabeth Goumas Elizabeth G. 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.

  • WEBID0000002258 Nakeyshia K. iZone San M... Co-Founder
    Nakeyshia Kendall

    Nakeyshia Kendall

    Co-Founder

    iZone San Mateo County

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Nakeyshia Kendall comes to Full Circle Fund with a background in investment banking and institutional investment consulting. She has been involved with a number of non-profit organizations, including Community Impact at Columbia University, Girls on the Run and the Toigo Foundation. Nakeyshia has earned a BA from Columbia College and an MBA from the Wharton School.

  • WEBID0000002261 Lauren W. Hiller Avia... Non Profit Leader an...
    Lauren Weston

    Lauren Weston

    Non Profit Leader and Strategist; Fund Development, Planning, Implementation

    Hiller Aviation Museum

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    I graduated from UC Davis with a degree in International Relations and went on to work for a political consulting firm in Sacramento Ca. After years of running school board races and school bonds, I went on to graduate school at New York University for a degree in fundraising and philanthropy. Post graduation, I have focused my professional career with non profits dedicated to the whole health of a child, such as the YMCA, Boys and Girls Clubs, and now Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area. I have served on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of greater Sacramento as well as being actively engaged in volunteer positions across youth services.

Mills Teacher Scholars (2016)

mission

Mills Teacher Scholars focuses on placing learning at the heart of teaching by building communities where teachers grow in their knowledge, skil...

approach

After steadily scaling their model since 2011 across school sites in six East Bay school districts, Mills Teacher Scholars sought out new approaches for growing their programs and sharing their teacher-led inquiry model with others. Full Circle...

impact

Check back in Jan 2017 for the results of our partnership!

participating members:

  • Elizabeth Goumas Elizabeth G. Board Member PlayWorks
  • WEBID0000002258 Nakeyshia K. Co-Founder iZone San M...
  • WEBID0000002261 Lauren W. Non Profit Le... Hiller Avia...
Economic Opportunity

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002836 Anina T. Living Goods Business Development...
    Anina Tweed

    Anina Tweed

    Business Development Manager

    Living Goods

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Health

  • WEBID0000003033.JPG Amy K. U.S. Trust,... SVP; Private Client...
    Amy  Ko

    Amy Ko

    SVP; Private Client Advisor

    U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Mgmt

    Impact Circle:

    ​ Alumni

    Amy is a native born Bostonian, who recently transplanted and happily welcomed the Bay Area as her new home less than a year ago. You’ll find her in and around SOMA and by year end, hopefully, with a dog-panion by her side throughout her hood travels.

    She is passionate about learning more about her community and how to be an active viable member. She is currently serving as an active Board member for the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK), serves as a Selection Advisory Council member of the Greenlight Fund-Bay Area, and is a Giving Circle member and serves on the Fast Track Committee of SheGives Boston. You’ll also find her at the local Bay Area Women Leadership Network events, we’re always looking for cool, interested women to join us!

    Professionally, Amy has over 15 years of hands-on active portfolio management, trust administration, financial and estate planning services, banking and lending experience. In 2000, Amy began her career with Fleet Bank and originally joined U.S. Trust Boston in 2010.

    Amy has a BS in General Business Management from the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is a MBA magna cum laude graduate from Northeastern University with dual specializations in Corporate Renewal and Marketing.

  • rodwick_sm Ashley R. Koret Found... Program Officer
    Ashley Rodwick

    Ashley Rodwick

    Program Officer

    Koret Foundation

    Impact Circle:

    ​ Alumni

    Ashley Rodwick is a Program Officer at the Koret Foundation, managing programming and grants for the foundation’s Bay Area Anchor Institutions portfolio. Her past work includes grant making,  grant writing, event planning and communications management for a number of causes, including care for the elderly and disabled, technology and transparency in government, programs to address childhood obesity, healthcare for the homeless, and mental health access for at-risk youth. An avid runner, Ashley manages the charitable giving of her running club, the Pamakid Runners, supporting organizations that promote community health and fitness. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Stanford University and holds an M.S.W. degree in social welfare from UC Berkeley with a concentration in management and planning.

    Learn more about Ashley here

Project Homeless Connect (2016)

mission

Project Homeless Connect‘s (PHC) mission is to connect San Franciscans experiencing homelessness with the care they need to move forward....

approach

After 12 years of successfully scaling their program, PHC sought to expand their services beyond the four walls of their office in order to reach San Francisco’s homeless population where they were most vulnerable and in need of assistance...

impact

Check back in Jan 2017 for the results of our partnership!

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002836 Anina T. Business Deve... Living Goods
  • WEBID0000003033.JPG Amy K. SVP; Private... U.S. Trust,...
  • rodwick_sm Ashley R. Program Officer Koret Found...
Environment & Energy

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002273 Carlos G. The San Fra... Senior Donor Relatio...
    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.

  • WEBID0000002773 Phillip P. Friends of... Community Outreach C...
    Phillip Pierce

    Phillip Pierce

    Community Outreach Coordinator

    Friends of the Urban Forest

    Impact Circle:

    Economic Opportunity

    Environment & Energy

    Phil is a community organizer that has focused his energy on bringing people together to make lasting impact in their lives and surroundings. His work has ranged through a variety of areas including: housing affordability, educational access, governmental reform and most recently environmental sustainability. Throughout all these issues, Phil finds the power of people uniting around what matters to them to be the inspiration for his work. Currently, Phil works for Friends of the Urban Forest where counts himself lucky to advocate for more green spaces and environmental innovation in San Francisco. Phil holds the degree of Master of Social Work (MSW) where his focus was Community Development and Grassroots Organizing.

  • WEBID0000002454 (1) Gemma B. San Francis... Chief Operating Offi...
    Gemma Bradshaw

    Gemma Bradshaw

    Chief Operating Officer, Strategy & Operations

    San Francisco Green Film Festival

    Impact Circle:

    ​ Alumni

    Gemma is a public policy professional with experience in both the local government and non-profit sector covering a range of environmental and social justice issues. Recently relocating to San Francisco from the UK, she is currently working the the Goldman Environmental Prize on their prize ceremony and youth outreach program. She is also on the Festival Team for this year’s San Francisco Green Film Festival. Prior to that Gemma was in London, where she built her career on a number of innovative research projects and campaigns – from running a mock carbon trading scheme for local governments to advocating for seniors rights in local planning. Gemma can often be found with a camera in hand to meet her personal challenge of a photo-a-day to document her first year in California.

RE-volv (2016)

mission

RE-volv’s mission is to empower people and communities to invest collectively in renewable energy. Through crowdfunding, RE-volv lets in...

approach

With three community-based projects now successfully complete, RE-volv has reached an inflection point in their growth, requiring them to scale their platform and organization in order to sustain their model. Full Circle Fund Environment and Ener...

impact

Check back in Jan 2017 for the results of our partnership!

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002273 Carlos G. Senior Donor... The San Fra...
  • WEBID0000002773 Phillip P. Community Out... Friends of...
  • WEBID0000002454 (1) Gemma B. Chief Operati... San Francis...
Environment & Energy

participating members:

  • WEBID0000001595 Sienna R. Pacific Gas... Director of Energy P...
    Sienna Rogers

    Sienna Rogers

    Director of Energy Policy Initiatives

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company

    Impact Circle:

    Environment & Energy

    Sienna Rogers is a Manager with Pacific Gas & Electric Company focused on developing its Greenhouse Gas Commercial Strategy. Since joining PG&E through its leadership development program, Sienna has worked on a variety of strategic issues including implementation of climate change legislation and mitigating risks of the physical impacts of climate change. Prior to joining PG&E in 2006, she worked in JPMorgan’s Financial Sponsor investment banking group for four years and began her career at Schroder & Co in New York. Sienna received an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BA from Duke University.

  • WEBID0000002475 Andrea C. Pacific Gas... Senior Analyst, Ener...
    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.

  • reed kathrein Reed K. Hagens Berm... Partner
    Reed Kathrein

    Reed Kathrein

    Partner

    Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP

    Impact Circle:

    Environment & Energy

    Reed Kathrein is a partner of the Berkeley office of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP where he prosecutes securities class actions on behalf of investors and institutional investors. He is a member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA) and a member of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) and a regular public speaker on securities, class action and consumer law issues.

    Reed is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Professional Conduct for the Northern District of California (term expires 12/31/2017). He was a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and a Lawyer Representative to the Unites States District Court for the Northern District of California (2009-2011). He chaired the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, United States District Court, Northern District of California (2006-2008) and co-chaired the Securities Rules Advisory Committee, United States District Court, Northern District of California (2004-2006).

    Reed was also an Executive Committee Member of the California State Bar Antitrust and Unfair Competition Section (2008-2011). He has served on the Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys of California (1998-2008); the Executive Committee of the National Association of Securities and Commercial Law Attorneys (NASCAT) (1991-2003); was Chairman, Private International Law Committee, Section on International Law and Practice, American Bar Association (1984-1988); as an ABA Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law (1984-1989), as a Governing Council Member, International and Immigration Law Section, Illinois State Bar Association (1986-1988), Chairman, International and Foreign Law Committee, Chicago Bar Association (1983-1984), and Board Member and Vice-President of the International Business Council Mid-America.

Seacology (2016)

mission

Secology’s mission is to protect island habitats and assist local communities by offering villages a unique deal: if they agree to create...

approach

te

participating members:

  • WEBID0000001595 Sienna R. Director of E... Pacific Gas...
  • WEBID0000002475 Andrea C. Senior Analys... Pacific Gas...
  • reed kathrein Reed K. Partner Hagens Berm...
Health

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002927 Christopher W. Fetzer Vine... Assistant Export Bra...
    Christopher  Wong

    Christopher Wong

    Assistant Export Brand Manager

    Fetzer Vineyards

    Impact Circle:

    ​ Alumni

  • WEBID0000002712 Kim T. The Trium G... Associate
    Kim Trajano

    Kim Trajano

    Associate

    The Trium Group

    Impact Circle:

    Health

    As an Associate at The Trium Group, Kim delivers exceptional results to her client teams and finds it is not just the work that she does but the people she works with that drive her. Kim began her career in Operations for a high-end boutique salon and day spa where she learned how to build a business from the ground up. Before shifting to the client facing world of Trium, Kim worked for the Operations team where she gained a deeper appreciation for how the foundational, and often behind the scenes, aspects of a business can drive holistic success.

  • WEBID0000002422 Kristen P. The Arc San... Director of Employme...
    Kristen Pedersen

    Kristen Pedersen

    Director of Employment & Independent Living Services

    The Arc San Francisco

    Impact Circle:

    Health

    Dynamic philanthropic professional with a passion for sustainable community engagement both in the beautiful Bay Area and across the globe. I have one of the best jobs I can imagine, connecting people with the services they need to be independent and connecting companies with organizations that further their corporate mission. It all comes down to partnership and I have been lucky enough to leverage my partnership making abilities for multiple organizations in San Francisco.

     

    Learn more about Kristen here

The Conscious Kitchen (2016)

mission

The Conscious Kitchen (TCK) is a program of Sausalito-based non-profit Turning Green that is dedicated to a systemic transformation of school d...

approach

Following some early success scaling their program, which now serves 500 students in Marin County, The Conscious Kitchen aspired to create a robust structure to guide how they choose partners and effectively scale their program. Leveraging the V2...

impact

Check back in Jan 2017 for the results of our partnership!

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002927 Christopher W. Assistant Exp... Fetzer Vine...
  • WEBID0000002712 Kim T. Associate The Trium G...
  • WEBID0000002422 Kristen P. Director of E... The Arc San...
Environment & Energy
soil solutions

participating members:

  • wendy millet Wendy M. TomKat Ranc... Director
    Wendy Millet

    Wendy Millet

    Director

    TomKat Ranch and Educational Foundation

    Impact Circle:

    Environment & Energy

    For more than twenty years, Wendy has worked to bridge a love of conservation and working landscapes with practical economic solutions and effective partnerships. In addition to working for several years on cattle and dude ranches in Wyoming and Montana, she ran a local land trust, worked for a timber investment company, developed programs for an environmental economics research foundation, led education and leadership programs for the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, and spent 12 years at The Nature Conservancy working with farmers, ranchers, and timberland owners to protect and restore ranches, rivers and forests.

  • WEBID0000002042 Rob T. Better Food... Venture Partner
    Rob Trice

    Rob Trice

    Venture Partner

    Better Food Ventures

    Impact Circle:

    Environment & Energy

    Health

    Rob Trice is currently a Venture Partner at Swisscom Ventures. He served as the founding Sr. Managing Director of SK Telecom Ventures from 2008 to 2012. He also served as a co-founding Partner of Nokia Growth Partners, Nokia’s global growth-stage venture fund for direct and fund-to-fund investing from 2004 to 2012. From late 2000 until the end of 2004, he worked at BlueRun Ventures (formerly Nokia Venture Partners) on early-stage venture investments in the US and overseas. Prior to doing venture capital, Rob worked at DIRECTV in Los Angeles and Tokyo in a variety of operational and business planning roles. He also worked as an international policy analyst at a Washington, D.C. based think tank, the Center for Strategic & International Studies. Rob holds a Master of Arts from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia. He is based in Menlo Park, California.

  • WEBID0000002824 Katie Lynn A. Internation... Intern
    Katie Lynn Anderson

    Katie Lynn Anderson

    Intern

    International Human Rights Law Clinic at Berkeley Law

    Impact Circle:

    ​ Alumni

    Katie Lynn is pursuing a career in human rights law. She is a third-year law student at Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall), where she works on policy initiatives through the East Bay Community Law Center and human rights advocacy through the International Human Rights Law Clinic. She also serves as a ‘Notes & Comments’ editor on the California Law Review. Prior to law school, Katie Lynn co-founded Camp Kumquat, a free-of-charge urban farm camp in St. Louis, MO, and taught at Alta Vista, a private elementary school in San Francisco. She is also a certified yoga teacher, avid birder, and letterpress printmaker.

Center for Food Safety (2015)

mission

A model for changing the conversation around climate change Industrial agriculture has taken a toll on the environment and on food quality. Sust...

approach

As part of its Soil Program campaign, CFS partnered with acclaimed author and long-time supporter Michael Pollan to narrate a video about the link between soil quality and climate change. To leverage Pollan’s presence, CFS sought strategies for...

impact

Compelling anthem video The Full Circle Fund team played a pivotal role in creating a timeless video that elegantly communicated CFS’s vision. Narrated by Pollan, Soil Solutions to Climate Problems elicits powerful emotions among viewers, who a...

participating members:

  • wendy millet Wendy M. Director TomKat Ranc...
  • WEBID0000002042 Rob T. Venture Partner Better Food...
  • WEBID0000002824 Katie Lynn A. Intern Internation...