Resources created and curated to support the growth of impact investing, for those new to the field and for experienced practitioners.
An Annual Showcase of Impact Investment Fund Managers
Don Shaffer – President & CEO More Info
Don has been a social entrepreneur for many years, growing a for-profit education business, a software company, and a sporting goods manufacturer, in addition to a non-profit, the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. As leaders in social finance, Don and the team at RSF seek to transform the way the world works with money. In a world where our financial system can be described as complex, opaque, and anonymous, based on short-term outcomes, RSF is constantly asking the question, â€śHow can we model financial transactions that are direct, transparent, and personal, based on long-term relationships?â€ť
Gary Schick – CFO & COO More Info
Gary Schick has served as the Chief Financial Officer of RSF Social Finance since 2004, and currently manages all financial and mission related investing activities. During his tenure at RSF, he has also managed â€“ and continues to oversee â€“ the organizationâ€™s legal, accounting, operations, systems, and administration functions. Gary finds it rewarding to work with staff, investors, donors, borrowers, and grantees who share the goal of creating social impact, knowing that this collective work is making a difference.
Joe Avenatti – Managing Director, RSF Capital Management More Info
Taryn Goodman – Director, Impact Investing More Info
Taryn Goodman is the Director of Impact Investing at RSF Social Finance, a nonprofit financial institution offering investing, lending, and giving services. At RSF, Taryn manages the $40 million Donor Advised Fund Impact Investing Portfolios as well as the Program Related Investing Fund focused on food & agriculture. She also serves as a moderator for the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Fundersâ€™ Finance & Investing for Social Change Group, as a mentor for Hub Ventures and has served as an MBA lecturer at Cornell Universityâ€™s Johnson School of Business.
Ted Levinson – Director, Lending More Info
Responsible for overall management of the RSF's Lending Program. This includes direct responsibility for business development as well as oversight of policies related to portfolio management, risk management, and compliance. Sets the strategic direction for the Program and is responsible for creating and meeting operating plan goals.
Percentage of Total Assets Under
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