2nd Cohort Impact Ventures (October 2016)
Bright Side Produce
At BrightSide Produce, we strive to eliminate food insecurity in low-income communities through people and produce.
RISE fosters urban leadership and civic engagement through dialogue-based civic engagement, dynamic nonprofit partnerships, and direct training and support.
Combat Arts facilitates access to the Arts for combat veterans to heal, engage, learn, and gain economic opportunities.
Reality Changers transforms lives, schools, and communities by providing youth from disadvantaged backgrounds with the academic support, financial assistance, and leadership training to become first generation college students.
Foothold Foundation propels collective action for social impact
Good Journey educates, compels, and celebrates consumers who integrate stewardship into their everyday purchases.
LICR Professional Development
Our organization helps scientists build the skills they need to influence the world.
Re(Brine) helps to maintain the ocean’s natural chemistry and re-purpose the brine disposed from desalination plants.
2nd Cohort Mentors (October 2016)
Accelerator Director, Agora Partnerships
The mission at Agora Partnerships is to accelerate the shift to a more sustainable, humane, and successful economy in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Executive Director, Tech Coast Angels – San Diego
Providing more than just money, TCA brings connections, knowledge, mentoring and operational assistance to bold early-stage entrepreneurs with game-changing ideas.
Co-Founder and Director of Ecosystem Services
Fresh Coast Capital
Fresh Coast Capital is an impact-driven real estate investment firm that redevelops highly distressed, vacant properties into working landscapes such as tree farms, urban agriculture and other green infrastructure projects that revitalize neighborhoods, clean up soil and groundwater, and increase land values.
At LuckyBolt we think it should be everyone’s right to eat the best food available in their local area. It shouldn’t be a luxury or a hassle. Our mission is to make it easy and affordable for everyone to get good food and support their local farms and artisans.
DonationMatch is a marketing platform that streamlines product placement opportunities for companies at school and charity events, and donation procurement for hosting organizations. Cause marketing and event fundraising mentor.
Owner / Farmer
Dickinson Farm – an heirloom market garden
A 100% Veteran owned small plot urban family farm, growing a variety of heirloom fruits, vegetables & herbs on the grounds of the historic Wallace D. Dickinson House.
Chief Operating Officer,
Experienced leader with a true love of operations; energized by the challenge of either fixing something that is broken or identifying opportunities to help an organization grow.
LeSar Development Consultants
I am working to develop an ecosystem approach to Impact Investing in the San Diego region and to direct more private capital towards the nonprofit and social enterprise sectors.
Founder, The Artist Odyssey
The Artist Odyssey is a global streaming video network focused on the arts. Our missions are to connect the world’s artists and audiences and to enrich arts education.
Director of Nonprofit Services, Mission Edge
I love to improve business processes that help others do their jobs more effectively. Identifying business objectives and intended outcomes of a program or initiative are foundational activities for successful results.
Chief Executive Officer,
Responsible for major donor management and public outreach of Mission Edge, a San Diego-based social enterprise 501(c)3 that helps social entrepreneurs and nonprofits focus on their mission.
Partner, Cooley LLP
Specializes in all types of public and private merger and acquisition transactions, including options to buy, cross border transactions, joint ventures and other complex transactions.
The Price Group
TPG provides support to Price Philanthropies, Price Charities, and other Price enterprises, for which I manage the investments, particularly the equity hedge and derivative programs.