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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 philanthropy advisor at The San Francisco Foundation. In this role, he’s dedicated to working with philanthropists to explore the alignment of their personal values and giving, develop their grantmaking, and deepen their learning and engagement with the foundation, fellow donors and nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining the foundation, Carlos was in a similar role at Silicon Valley Community Foundation for five years. His professional background also includes serving as associate director of philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy. Currently, he serves on the board of directors for the Environmental Grantmakers’ Association, a national organization that works to promote effective environmental philanthropy. Carlos is a graduate of UCLA and lives in San Francisco.

  • WEBID0000002824 Katie Lynn A. Berkeley Law Student
    Katie Lynn Anderson

    Katie Lynn Anderson

    Student

    Berkeley Law

    Impact Circle:

    Environment & Energy

    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.

  • WEBID0000002921 Camilla F. Camilla Fie... Certified Integral C...
    Camilla Field

    Camilla Field

    Certified Integral Coach

    Camilla Field Integral Coaching, Inc.

    Impact Circle:

    Environment & Energy

    Camilla Field is a Certified Integral Coach focused on helping people navigate challenges and embrace opportunities by integrating their minds, hearts and bodies through individually tailored programs. Drawing on a diverse education culled from a variety of traditions, Camilla’s unique approach allows her clients to see themselves, and nuanced aspects of their lives with greater clarity, thereby enabling them to approach life more appropriately and skillfully.

Center for Food Safety (2015)

mission

Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a national nonprofit public interest and environmental advocacy organization working to protect human health and...

background

Full Circle Fund is partnering with CFS to produce an educational film and develop convening to connect soil and climate change. More details to come in Fall 2015...

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002273 Carlos G. Senior Donor... The San Fra...
  • WEBID0000002824 Katie Lynn A. Student Berkeley Law
  • WEBID0000002921 Camilla F. Certified Int... Camilla Fie...
Education

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002817 Eve B. Peer Health... National Development...
    Eve Bostick

    Eve Bostick

    National Development Coordinator

    Peer Health Exchange

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Eve currently manages revenue tracking and projections for Peer Health Exchange (PHE) and is active on Jumpstart’s Young Professionals Board. Prior to joining PHE, Eve completed fellowships with Mission Graduates and Taproot Foundation focused on streamlining internal data and knowledge management systems. She first became interested in using data to drive decision-making in nonprofit environments while teaching in charter schools as a Teach For America corps member. Eve graduated from UCLA’s College Honors Program with a B.A. in Business Economics and Accounting.

  • WEBID0000002770 Peter K. Rothstein Kass Principal
    Peter Kehrli

    Peter Kehrli

    Principal

    Rothstein Kass

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Peter Kehrli is a principal based in Rothstein Kass’ San Francisco office. He is a leader in the firm’s venture capital practice, specializing in audit and tax services for domestic and offshore alternative investment vehicles, specifically venture capital funds, funds of funds and related investment funds.

    Peter began his career in the Investment Management group at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he focused on audit, Sarbanes-Oxley reviews and internal control analysis. His interests and entrepreneurial drive led him to Rothstein Kass, where he has played an integral role in the growth of the San Francisco office. In addition to his client responsibilities, Peter participates in various firm initiatives, including the best practice and thought leadership committees for venture capital funds and fair value policy.

    Peter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was also active in community outreach programs. Peter is a member of the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He also is a certified public accountant in California and New Jersey.

  • WEBID0000002926 Lucy L. Vector Capital Investment Associate
    Lucy Lu

    Lucy Lu

    Investment Associate

    Vector Capital

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Lucy joined Vector Capital as an Associate in 2014.
    Prior to Vector, Lucy worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at Credit Suisse in New York. While at Credit Suisse, she worked in the Technology, Media and Telecom group on transactions across a variety of products including equity, leveraged finance and M&A.
    Lucy graduated from the Stern School of Business at New York University with a double major in Finance and Accounting and a minor in Psychology.

College Track (2015)

mission

College Track is a national college completion nonprofit that empowers students from underserved communities to graduate from college. http://c...

background

College Track is partnering with Full Circle Fund on a financial literacy curriculum pilot in their San Francisco site.

More details to come in Fall 2015

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002817 Eve B. National Deve... Peer Health...
  • WEBID0000002770 Peter K. Principal Rothstein Kass
  • WEBID0000002926 Lucy L. Investment As... Vector Capital
Education

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002933 Meg S. Impax Labor... VP, Intellectual Pro...
    Meg  Snowden

    Meg Snowden

    VP, Intellectual Property, Licensing & Litigation

    Impax Laboratories, Inc.

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Meg Snowden is Vice President, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Licensing at Impax Laboratories, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company applying its formulation expertise and drug delivery technology to the development of controlled-release and specialty branded and generic products. Ms. Snowden is responsible for all intellectual property matters, patent and corporate litigation, licensing transactions, and regulatory advice and counseling. Prior to Impax, Ms. Snowden held in-house positions of increasing responsibility in the biotechnology field, and also worked in patent litigation in a law firm setting for a variety of industries.

  • Autosave-File vom d-lab2/3 der AgfaPhoto GmbH April S. New Teacher... Program Consultant
    April Stout

    April Stout

    Program Consultant

    New Teacher Center

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Starting out in the classroom as an upper grade teacher, literacy specialist, and site-based coach April’s work in education has also included supporting and training instructional coaches, working with district and school site leadership to develop pathways for continued teacher development and learning, designing and facilitating professional development around collaboration, oral language development, and literacy across the content areas.

  • meredith_willa_professional Meredith W. Meredith Wi... Principal
    Meredith Willa

    Meredith Willa

    Principal

    Meredith Willa Consulting

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Meredith Willa advises organizations on how to maximize their social impact and effectiveness. She provides consulting services to San Francisco Bay Area organizations in the nonprofit, philanthropic, and public sectors. She believes firmly in the importance of making mission-related, data-driven decisions to generate better outcomes. Her specialization is with programs and policies that address early childhood, education, health and welfare issues. Meredith Willa started her career at the Medical Health Research Association where she helped families who had children with cognitive and physical disabilities navigate the complex web of social services. She received a masters degree in public policy from the University of California, Berkeley, where she published research on the effects of welfare receipt on children, and a bachelor of science degree in human development from Cornell University. She has served as President of the Young Executive Board of CampInteractive, a NY-based nonprofit, and continues ongoing involvement with the Alumni Association of the Goldman School of Public Policy.

Early Edge California (2015)

mission

Early Edge California is a nonprofit advocacy organization working to ensure all children have the early experiences necessary to be successful...

background

Early Edge is partnering with Full Circle Fund to develop a strategy for engaging corporate leaders on early learning objectives.

More details to come in Fall 2015

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002933 Meg S. VP, Intellect... Impax Labor...
  • Autosave-File vom d-lab2/3 der AgfaPhoto GmbH April S. Program Consu... New Teacher...
  • meredith_willa_professional Meredith W. Principal Meredith Wi...
Education
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participating members:

  • WEBID0000000092 Jeff C.
    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.

  • male-silhouette P.H. M. Product Marketing Di...
    P.H. Mullen

    P.H. Mullen

    Product Marketing Director

    Impact Circle:

    Education

  • male-silhouette Christopher S. Special Projects Dir...
    Christopher Selden

    Christopher Selden

    Special Projects Director

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Chris Selden for the past four years has been Special Projects Director at Value Retail PLC, a leading global real estate developer and retail company. He reports to the Chairman; has restructured and managed the central finance team; has led liquidity and capital raising transactions in Europe and China; and has served as an Observer on the Board of Directors. Chris has been working with Value Retail since 2008. Chris previously worked for TA Associates, a leading private equity firm, JP Morgan & Company and Hines Interests. Chris is a graduate of Williams College and The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Chris recently relocated from London, England to San Francisco.

Ed100.org: 2010-2011, 2013

mission

Parent leaders want to help make their school system work better, but it’s big, complex – and changing fast. How can they learn what...

background

Public education differs from classroom to classroom, school to school, district to district, community to community and state to state. The differences are not cast in stone: education changes over t...

approach

In 2011, Full Circle Fund made these primers available to the public as Ed100.org, an interactive resource for people who want to learn how to make education work better, especially in California. Ed100 helps clear the brush and get you straight...

impact

Impact Ed100.org grants public access to pressing issues and relevant debates that face the California school system; it does so by simply summarizing complex education policies. The site asks important questions about change and involved the en...

participating members:

  • WEBID0000000092 Jeff C.
  • male-silhouette P.H. M. Product Marke...
  • male-silhouette Christopher S. Special Proje...
Economic Opportunity

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002932 Arun B. Bridge.ai Founder
    Arun Bahal

    Arun Bahal

    Founder

    Bridge.ai

    Impact Circle:

    Economic Opportunity

    Arun is a serial entrepreneur hacker living in San Francisco. He’s the founder and CEO of Bridge.ai and one of the think-and-doers behind Vicaya. He is especially interested in pragmatic solutions to real problems (not just market opportunities), and uses Canadian spelling profusely.

  • WEBID0000002739 Ittai . InfoScout Manager, Consumer Team
    Ittai  Barzilay

    Ittai Barzilay

    Manager, Consumer Team

    InfoScout

    Impact Circle:

    Economic Opportunity

  • jscott J Scott B. Boston Priv... SVP Deposits Management
    J Scott Bryant

    J Scott Bryant

    SVP Deposits Management

    Boston Private Bank

    Impact Circle:

    Economic Opportunity

Family Independence Initiative (FII) (2015)

mission

Family Independence Initiative (FII) is a national nonprofit which leverages the power of information to illuminate and accelerate the initiativ...

background

Full Circle Fund is partnering with FII on the research and development of an “Initiative Score,” an alternative to FICO score, which will enable the “underbanked” to gauge their credit wo...

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002932 Arun B. Founder Bridge.ai
  • WEBID0000002739 Ittai . Manager, Cons... InfoScout
  • jscott J Scott B. SVP Deposits... Boston Priv...
Education

participating members:

  • WEBID0000000086 Josh B. Lex Machina CEO
    Josh Becker

    Josh Becker

    CEO

    Lex Machina

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Environment & Energy

    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.

  • WEBID0000002046 Margret C. Quinn Emanuel Partner
    Margret Caruso

    Margret Caruso

    Partner

    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.

  • Chris Dunlap Chris D. Head-Royce... Teacher
    Chris Dunlap

    Chris Dunlap

    Teacher

    Head-Royce School

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    My educational background is varied and has greatly influenced my current profession and interest in education. I grew up in a small town in Idaho and had the opportunity to attend school in Europe on two separate occasions. I have a Bachelor of Arts in K-12 Music Education from The College of Idaho, Caldwell, Idaho, and a Masters of Arts in Education from Mills College, Oakland, California. My professional career has included 31 years classroom teaching in private institutions, internships at Children’s Hospital Oakland and designing curriculum for the East Bay Conservation Corps Charter School in Oakland. For 14 years I participated, volunteered and worked for the National S.E.E.D. Project (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity), which provides diversity training for schools and other organizations. Currently I’m a member of the North American Reggio Emilia Alliance, the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the California Council of Mathematic Teachers. My passion is to help all children have equal access to excellent education.

iZone San Mateo County (2015)

mission

iZone San Mateo County (SMC), a partnership between the San Mateo County Office of Education and Full Circle Fund, is committed to creating the...

background

iZone’s 2015 partnership with Full Circle Fund is a storytelling project to capture different experiences with the iZone through a listening tour of the 24 SMC districts. More details to come in Fal...

participating members:

  • WEBID0000000086 Josh B. CEO Lex Machina
  • WEBID0000002046 Margret C. Partner Quinn Emanuel
  • Chris Dunlap Chris D. Teacher Head-Royce...
Education

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002861 Eben G.
    Eben Garnett

    Eben Garnett

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Environment & Energy

    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.

  • WEBID0000002896 Karen H. California... Head of Ed Tech | Fe...
    Karen Holst

    Karen Holst

    Head of Ed Tech | Fellow

    California Dept. of Education | Fuse Corps

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Co-Founded MyEdu (acquired by Blackboard Inc.) an education tool that helped 5 million college students succeed in college and land a job. Tech Crunch named it the “curriculum guide and college advisor rolled into one”.

    15+ years in consumer technology and focus on leading strategic partnerships, operating large-scale data organizations, marketing, communications, and new business development within multiple verticals in public and private sectors.

    Lifetime commitment to volunteerism and serving on nonprofit boards. Driven to collaborate with others and create a positive impact through social entrepreneurship and commercializing valued products through user-centered design.

    Avid marathon runner and 10-mile swimmer addicted to taking on challenges with a “take the bull by the horns” tenacity – hook ‘em! Wanderlust with curiosity of visiting new places and trying new things…everyday!

  • Andrew Koller Andrew K. ShareBloc VP of Operations
    Andrew Koller

    Andrew Koller

    VP of Operations

    ShareBloc

    Impact Circle:

    Education

    Andrew is a serial entrepreneur, co-founder VP of operations at Vendorstack. Previously he co-founded of Revenade, an enterprise business development strategy consulting and outsourcing firm. He has also dabbled in venture capital and consulting for investment companies on their big data problems. Andrew graduated from Rice University with a BS in Physics and a BA in Chemistry. He enjoys running, biking and great beer.

MEDA (2015)

mission

MEDA’s mission is to achieve economic justice for San Francisco’s low- and moderate-income Latino families through asset development. medasf...

background

MEDA’s Mission Techies program is partnering with Full Circle Fund on expanding their hyper local programs to secure better funding, improve curriculum, and serve more youth. More details to come in...

participating members:

  • WEBID0000002861 Eben G.
  • WEBID0000002896 Karen H. Head of Ed Te... California...
  • Andrew Koller Andrew K. VP of Operations ShareBloc
Economic Opportunity

participating members:

  • maria franco Maria F. Children In... Chapter Development...
    Maria Franco

    Maria Franco

    Chapter Development Manager

    Children International

    Impact Circle:

    Economic Opportunity

    Maria Elena Franco works for Children International and she is managing the development of their Chapter System. Her background is in international conflict resolution and public policy evaluation. She has experience South Africa, Central America, Colombia and recently spent two years in Chile.

    She focuses on how to prevent conflict/war through empowering youth to become social change-agents. Her regional expertise is in Latin American, and she hopes to more deeply connect the Bay Area to these issues through FCF.

    Maria Elena earned a BA in Political Science & Ballet from Chapman University and an MA in International Conflict Resolution from American University.

  • WEBID0000002894 Robyn G. Darden Scho... Associate Director,...
    Robyn Guerin

    Robyn Guerin

    Associate Director, Annual Fund

    Darden School Foundation

    Impact Circle:

    Economic Opportunity

    Robyn Guerin is the Associate Director of the Annual Fund at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business in Charlottesville, Virginia. Robyn relocated to San Francisco in August of 2014 to further her work in development and alumni engagement for Darden on the west coast. Robyn has worked in fundraising and event planning for ten years. She joined Darden in 2011. Prior to her work in higher education, Robyn spent three years in political fundraising and three years working for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in Washington, DC.
    Robyn is joined in San Francisco by her husband, Hammond Guerin, Data Science lead for Vungle, and their 1-year old daughter Lily and yellow Labrador, Sawyer.

  • Nellie Keyhani Nellie K. Advisory Se... Whittier Trust
    Nellie Keyhani

    Nellie Keyhani

    Whittier Trust

    Advisory Services Officer

    Impact Circle:

    Economic Opportunity

    Nellie is an Advisory Services Officer in Whittier Trust’s San Francisco office. Her duties include business development and coordination of marketing efforts and events. She is also responsible for the building and maintaining of professional relationships throughout the Bay Area.

    Prior to joining Whittier Trust in 2007, Nellie spent several years working in the Houston office of Baker & McKenzie LLP. Nellie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from San Francisco State University and her MBA from the University of San Francisco.

    Nellie is involved in numerous local and global civic and nonprofit organizations. Her previous appointments include serving on the Young Professionals Advisory Board of UCSF Family House and serving as a member of the Grant Advisory Board for PARSA Community Foundation. Currently, Nellie serves on the Advisory Board for Offerings, a nonprofit dedicated to building local and global capacity to serve individuals with special needs.

The Last Mile & Defy Ventures

mission

The Last Mile is an innovative nonprofit focused on curbing recidivism, preparing incarcerated individuals for successful reentry through busine...

background

Full Circle Fund is partnering with both The Last Mile and Defy Ventures to design a sustainable strategic partnership that connects their participant pipeline. More details to come in Fall 2015...

participating members:

  • maria franco Maria F. Chapter Devel... Children In...
  • WEBID0000002894 Robyn G. Associate Dir... Darden Scho...
  • Nellie Keyhani Nellie K. Whittier Trust Advisory Se...