Maycomb Capital

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. andi phillips Maycomb Capital Andrea “Andi” Phillips is a co-founder and managing partner at Maycomb Capital, a new impact investing platform. At Maycomb Capital, Phillips leads one of the firm’s two flagship funds, the Community Outcomes Fund, which is the…

High Opportunity Neighborhood Partners

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. David A. Williams High Opportunity Neighborhood Partners David A. Williams serves as the policy director for High Opportunity Neighborhood Partners, a real estate firm dedicated to breaking the intergenerational cycle of poverty by providing homes to low-income families in high…

PolicyLink

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. michael mcafee PolicyLink Dr. Michael McAfee serves as the president & CEO of PolicyLink. Before joining PolicyLink, Michael served as senior community planning and development representative in the Chicago Regional Office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development…

Institute for Youth, Education and Families - National League of Cities

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. robert blaine Institute for Youth, Education and Families – National League of Cities Dr. Robert Blaine serves as the senior executive and director of the Institute for Youth, Education and Families at the National League of Cities. In his previous…

Chancellor Emeritus, State University of New York and Emeritus, StriveTogether Board of Directors

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. Nancy L. Zimpher Chancellor Emeritus, State University of New York and Emeritus, StriveTogether Board of Directors Dr. Nancy L. Zimpher is among the most in-demand thought leaders in higher education in the U.S. and around the world. From 2009 to…

Brookings Institution

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. Tony Pipa Brookings Institution Tony Pipa is a senior fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution, where he studies implementation of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and place-based policies to improve economic mobility and…

Student Success Network

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. Sue Lehmann Student Success Network Sue Lehmann is a former management consultant who started at McKinsey & Company and then worked independently with senior corporate executives to shape their strategies and operations. Two assignments in the early ‘90s — helping…

The Annie E. Casey Foundation

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. Lisa Hamilton The Annie E. Casey Foundation A talented and visionary leader with a deep understanding of the needs of kids and families, Lisa Hamilton is the president and chief executive officer of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Hamilton previously…

Philanthropic Advisor

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. Tom Fry Philanthropic Advisor Tom Fry has more than 20 years of professional experience as an operator, investor and advisor in both the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds. His current advisory work includes engaging clients on what’s possible with their philanthropic…

Spartanburg Academic Movement

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. Russell Booker Spartanburg Academic Movement Dr. Russell Booker is executive director of Cradle to Career Network member Spartanburg Academic Movement in Spartanburg, South Carolina. With an unwavering conviction in the power of education, he believes our greatest hope for the…

W. Haywood Burns Institute

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. James Bell W. Haywood Burns Institute James Bell is the founding president of the W. Haywood Burns Institute. The Burns Institute has worked in over 200 counties in 23 states to engage justice stakeholders and communities to build equity in…

Ballmer Group

partners in change We are a network of leaders committed to building an equitable future. Connie Ballmer Ballmer Group Connie Ballmer is a co-founder of Ballmer Group, which supports efforts to improve economic mobility for children and families in the U. S. who are disproportionately likely to remain in poverty. Connie’s longstanding focus on the…