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Interview with Lolita Nunn, Investor Relations Officer for the Fair Food Fund Network I was first introduced to Oran Hesterman, the founder, and CEO of the national nonprofit Fair Food Network, at a Sustainable Food Systems and Agriculture Funders conference. He was piloting the Fair Food...

Interview with David Lynn, CEO and Co-Founder of Mission Driven Finance I first met David Lynn and Mission Driven Finance via email. Their application to be considered as a Transformative 25 Fund was one of the first I reviewed that was outside of my experience with...

Interview with Bill Stoddart, Co-Founder of HomeStake Founders Fund  In 2017 when I joined the Just Economy Institute, the cohort was dominated by women, with a strong representation of people of color. In fact, it is the one finance space I’ve experienced where being a cis-white...

Interview with Blake Jones, Founder & President of Kachuwa Impact Fund Erik Schultz, a fellow financial activist, Just Economy Institute colleague (formerly the RSF Integrated Capital Institute) and philanthropic colleague at Arthur B. Schultz Foundation introduced me to Blake Jones and Kachuwa Impact Fund. Erik has...

Interview with Janice St. Onge, President and Board Member, for the Flexible Capital Fund, L3C I met Janice through the Just Economy Institute alumnae network. She is full of energy for integrated capital approaches and her work at the Flexible Capital Fund is an illustration of...

Interview with Deborah Frieze, Founder & President of Boston Impact Initiative (BII) Fund & COVID-19 BII Fund  Deborah Frieze sat in the circle at the retreat center. It was day one of the RSF Social Finance Integrated Capital Investing retreat in the fall of 2017. She...

Interview with Dave Castillo, CEO of Native Community Capital Fund   I met Dave Castillo at a Confluence Philanthropy Meeting in 2013 when he launched the Southwest Native Green Loan Fund with Confluence. Swift Foundation (where I worked from 2011-19) made an early decision to invest in...

Interview with Rob Riley, President of Northern Forest Center Celina Adams, a colleague from the Just Economy Institute (formerly RSF Social Finance Integrated Capital Investing Institute fellow) and fellow financial activist introduced me to the  Northern Forest Center and its plan to launch the Northern Forest Fund....

Interview with Reggie Knox, Executive Director of California FarmLink I met Reggie Knox of California FarmLink in 2016 at the Louisville, Kentucky meeting of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders. Ironically, I had traveled to the middle of the United States to discover an organization...

Interview of Dawn McGee, CEO, Goodworks Evergreen I met Dawn McGee, an Advisor at the Just Economy Fellowship (formerly RSF Social Finance Integrated Capital Institute), in 2018 where she spoke about place-based investing for job creating and community well-being as the cornerstone of their investment portfolio....