Team

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Kevin Jones Lindsay Smalling
Co-Founder & Convener, SOCAP Director of Programming
Co-Founder, Good Capital
Kevin Jones creates information businesses inside emerging markets. He believes that markets emerge in conversation, as people try to explain and understand value. But this market is not like others he’s been in, and that’s what makes it more interesting and more important. Kevin is also founder of Good Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in social enterprises. His latest GoodCap incubated project can be found at NeighborhoodEconomics.org. The Good Cap portfolio companies where he leads engagement are: startgrid.com and Newsdeeply.com Lindsay has worked on the SOCAP Conference as Entrepreneur Coordinator (2012), Program Manager for the Oceans track (2013) and Senior Content Associate (2014). Lindsay was previously Strategic Initiatives Officer at ImpactAssets where she was focused on building knowledge resources that advance the field of impact investing, such as Issue Briefs and the annual ImpactAssets 50. Lindsay is a graduate of Columbia Business School and Pomona College.
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Eryc Branham Rosa Lee Harden
CEO, Mission Hub LLC Board of Directors, Mission Hub LLC
 General Manager, SOCAP Executive Producer, SOCAP
Eryc leads Mission Hub LLC (MissionHUB), a certified B corporation that operates a network of Impact Hub co-working communities across the U.S. and the annual SOCAP conference. Before joining MissionHUB, Eryc was Chief Revenue Officer and General Manager of RocketSpace, a San Francisco-based technology campus for high-growth startups. He has previously held executive positions at Salesforce.com, Oracle, and Moxie Software. In addition, he was founder and CEO of three startups including Opcentric (acquired by Acumen Solutions), TRE3 Group (acquired by Appirio), and Cogar Branham, an incubator focused on “innovation with integrity”. Eryc has a B.S. in Geochemistry and a B.A. in History with Honors from the University of California, San Diego and completed the Executive Program for Growing Companies (EPGC) at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Rosa Lee is the Executive Producer of SOCAP15 and has been a producer throughout the growth of the conference from 600 people in 2008 to more than 2,200 in 2014. She is a successful serial entrepreneur and for 25 years was an owner and publisher of newspapers, magazines, and trade journals, accomplishing turnarounds and launching successful startups that became the top publications in their markets. In 1996 she left the business world to become an Episcopal priest serving Holy Innocents in San Francisco for nearly 13 years. Having one foot in the faith world and one foot in entrepreneurship has been a great place from which to grow the conference at the intersection of money and meaning.

 

 

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 Jamie McGonnigal Fabienne Blanc
Director of Business Development Registrar
Jamie is proud to join SOCAP and MissionHUB following four years as Community Director at the New Organizing Institute and Director of RootsCamp, the nation’s largest progressive “unconference.” Prior to that, Jamie produced more than 200 Broadway concerts and events, benefiting organizations such as The Matthew Shepard Foundation, National AIDS Fund, United Nations Association and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. In his free time, Jamie is a cartoon voice actor for Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh! and several other animated features. He lives in DC with his husband, Sean, and dog, Eli. Fabienne, a native of France, was raised by parents who were enthusiastic early adopters of organic gardening. She ate fantastic fresh food throughout her childhood, and to this day strives to re-create those wonderful tastes for her friends and family. After studying law in France, she moved to San Francisco to join her husband and raise her children. She has been the SOCAP Registrar since 2011.
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Amanda Spector Mia Lauter
Programming  & Parternships Associate Volunteer Manager
Amanda manages SOCAPTV, the Impact Accelerator, Impact Hub @ SOCAP, and supports content, entrepreneur programming, and business development. Prior to SOCAP, she was the Community Manager of Impact Hub Berkeley where she oversaw programming and operations for the 100+ social enterprise coworking community. Her particular interest is in event creation and execution, particularly at the intersection of arts and social change. Amanda’s background is in non-profit arts management and education. Mia manages the volunteers for SOCAP15 and has coordinated the volunteer program at SOCAP13, SOCAP14, Share and SOCAP Health. After several years working special events in Los Angeles she relocated to Madrid, Spain for two years learning Spanish and perfecting the art of eating a big lunch at 2pm. She later returned stateside to work in international exchange programs through several universities in San Francisco. She easily made the decision to return to SOCAP this year because of the great attitude of her 100+ volunteer team.
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Diana Connolly  Justin Belleme
Production Manager  Marketing Manager
Diana brings more than 15 years of creativity and experience in managing large-scale events and programs to SOCAP15, SOCAP Health, Share, SOCAP14 and SOCAP13. Diana has an MBA in Sustainable Enterprise, and combines a passion for producing events with a social mission with the expertise to manage them in an environmentally responsible way. She is also the founder of Groundswell Marketing.  Justin leads the SOCAP15 marketing team with over a decade of experience in Internet marketing and event promotion. He is the Founder and Director of Strategy at JB Media Group, an online marketing agency based in Asheville, NC and a lead instructor for the JB Media Institute. An organizer of Start-up Weekend and 1 Million Cups in Asheville, Justin is committed to supporting the start-up community and passionate about social entrepreneurship.

 

 

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Deborah Cullinan Penelope Douglas
Board of Directors, Mission Hub LLC Board of Directors and Senior Advisor, Mission Hub LLC
CEO, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Deborah Cullinan is the Chief Executive Officer of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Prior to YBCA, she was the Executive Director of Intersection for the Arts. Under her leadership, Intersection achieved a strong reputation as a powerful arts-focused community development organization committed to radical partnerships across sectors to achieve equitable community change. Intersection played a lead role on the 5M Project, a 4-acre prototype for the next generation of urban development that embraces diversity of thought, life experience, and culture. She is co-founder of ArtsForumSF, a member of the Board of the California Arts Advocates, Californians for the Arts, The Community Arts Stabilization Trust, and MissionHUB. She is on the advisory boards of The Center for the Theater Commons and The Catalyst Initiative. Penelope is focused on purposeful participation in order to build bridges across movements and networks. In addition to her role at MissionHUB, she serves as a Board Director at New Resource Bank, Opportunity Finance Network, and StartGrid. She is also an Advisor to the RSF Social Finance Social Investment Fund, the Wells Fargo Bank New Markets Tax Credit Investment, Fund Good Jobs, Heritas Group, and Halloran Philanthropies. Penelope has recently been named an Artist in Residence (Spring 2015-Spring 2016) at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to explore the topic of “Labor/Why We Work”. Penelope is currently working on a concept for our 21st century that she calls The Radical Co.
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Timothy Freundlich Rosa Lee Harden
Chairman, Board of Directors, Mission Hub, LLC Board of Directors, Mission Hub LLC
President, ImpactAssets and Good Capital Executive Producer, SOCAP
Tim is an innovator of financial instruments for impact investing and social entrepreneurship. Over the last 17 years, he served in a number of capacities at Calvert Foundation, and conceived of and launched the Giving Fund – a more than $200 million impact investment-based donor advised fund that was spun out from Calvert Foundation as ImpactAssets. Tim currently serves as President of ImpactAssets. He also co-founded Good Capital, which manages the Social Enterprise Expansion Fund LP, and helped to found the SOCAP conference and Impact Hub locations in San Francisco, Berkeley, New York City, Washington DC and Philadelphia. Rosa Lee is the Executive Producer of SOCAP15 and has been a producer throughout the growth of the conference from 600 people in 2008 to more than 2,200 in 2014. She is a successful serial entrepreneur and for 25 years was an owner and publisher of newspapers, magazines, and trade journals, accomplishing turnarounds and launching successful startups that became the top publications in their markets. In 1996 she left the business world to become an Episcopal priest serving Holy Innocents in San Francisco for nearly 13 years. Having one foot in the faith world and one foot in entrepreneurship has been a great place from which to grow the conference at the intersection of money and meaning.