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Andrea “Andi” Phillips, StriveTogether board treasurer, is a founder and managing partner at Maycomb Capital, an impact investing platform. At Maycomb Capital, Phillips leads its flagship Community Outcomes Fund, as well as Maycomb’s Custom Strategies.
Phillips has over 30 years of experience leading, designing and implementing large-scale, public-private partnerships that leverage private investment to address pressing social challenges. Previously, Phillips launched and managed the Goldman Sachs Social Impact Fund and led signature “Social Impact Bond” investments for the firm, including the investment in the Rikers Island Social Impact Bond, the first such transaction ever executed by a financial institution and in the U.S. market. Phillips has been the principal investment professional, leading the investment for fours of the first eight outcomes financing transactions in the U.S. market, including transactions that financed early childhood education in Utah and Chicago.
Previously, Phillips was president of Seedco Financial, a Community Development Financing Institution, which provided affordable capital to small businesses and nonprofits in disadvantaged communities. At Seedco, Phillips also served as chief program officer, where, among other responsibilities, she managed performance-based contracts in workforce development totaling over $100 million. Phillips holds a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University and a Master of Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School. Phillips lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and three sons.