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Founding Team

The Fourth Sector Group’s founding team consists of a group of experts with deep backgrounds in entrepreneurship, policy, finance, philanthropy, knowledge management, technology, training, movement building, and law, many of whom have been involved in significant for-benefit development initiatives over the past 25+ years. With support from the Surdna Foundation, the team initially came together after the 2015 Growing the Impact Economy Summit (which was organized by several of its members) to develop a plan for a global platform to scale the fourth sector. Team members include:

Alan Abramson

George Mason University, Aspen

Heather Grady

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisers

Marilia Bezerra

CARE Enterprises

Lenny Mendonca

McKinsey & Co.

Matt Bogoshian

REV Sustainability,

Allen Bromberger

Perlman & Perlman

Shawn Escoffery

Surdna Foundation

Joel Getzendanner

Commons Consulting, FB Heron Foundation

Russel Sullivan

US Senate Finance Cmte

Radhika Shah

Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs, SV Tech

Heerad Sabeti

Co-founder and CEO,
The Fourth Sector Group


Chris Meyer

Nerve LLC, EY

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