Adrienne Harris, Ben Mangan and Judith Samuelson join the board. Ms. Harris is the chief business development officer and general counsel at insuretech company States Title, Inc. She previously served in the Obama administration as special assistant for economic policy at the White House National Economic Council and was senior advisor to the deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Treasury.
Mr. Mangan is a faculty member at and executive director of the BerkeleyHaas Center for Social Sector Leadership. He teaches strategy and social impact leadership, directs the Social Lean Launchpad program, helps to lead the Global Social Venture Competition and leads the school’s global partnership with Philanthropy University. Mr. Mangan’s diverse resume also includes time as an archaeologist, the cofounding of micro-savings social enterprise EARN, and membership on the Federal Reserve Board’s Community Advisory Committee.
Ms. Samuelson founded and serves as executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program. She previously directed the Ford Foundation’s $150 million social investment fund and helped launch its Corporate Investment Initiative, an effort encouraging private, non-profit partnerships and business opportunities which promote long-term value creation.
Barefoot Innovation Group CEO Jo Ann Barefoot assumes the role of board chair, replacing Simple CFO Susan Ehrlich. Ms. Barefoot is a senior fellow at Harvard’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government in the John F. Kennedy School of Government. As the first female deputy comptroller of the currency, she established the first consumer protection regulatory unit for U.S. national banks.
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