Greg is Spring Impact’s US Director and founder of the US office. As Director, Greg is responsible for developing and leading the US office’s strategy and operations, while overseeing a portfolio of domestic and international projects.
Greg joined Spring Impact in 2013, after working as a management consultant at a boutique strategy firm in the financial services industry. Greg has also led the development of a microfinance program for a non-profit in Haiti.
After his experience in Haiti, Greg pursued his MBA and attended the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. While at Oxford, he was a Skoll World Forum Fellow and the recipient of the Skoll Centre Ecosystem Award.
Since joining Spring Impact, Greg has led on a number of socially-focused ventures including, the BOMA Project, Foundation for Ecological Security (FES), Sistema Biobolsa, Lava Mae, and USAID’s Yaajeende project in Senegal. Greg has also served as a judge for Stanford’s Graduate School of Business’ Social Innovation Competition for emerging social ventures.
- University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School – MBA
- The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – BA, Business-Economics, cum laude, with university honors, Department of Economics honors
Areas of Interest:
- Developing strategies for scaling non-profits and social enterprises
- De-risking potential or current impact investments
- Linkages between the underserved or un-served customers and value chains
- Inclusive agriculture
- Financial sustainability at scale
- Franchising for profit and impact in emerging markets– Opportunity Collaboration, Ixtapa, Mexico (2015)
- What are my options for scaling impact?– SOCAP, San Francisco (2015)
- The State of Social Franchising as a Field of Practice: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities –University of New Hampshire, New Hampshire (2015)
- Engaged Philanthropy in Nonprofit Scaling– Social Venture Partners Audacious Philanthropy Conference, Texas (2014)
- A new McDonald’s franchisee walks into a bank and walks out with a loan. How do we do this in the impact investing space?– Opportunity Collaboration, Mexico (2014)
- What is actually involved in scaling social impact?– SOCAP, San Francisco (2014)
- Introduction to Scaling Impact and Social Replication– Stanford Graduate School of Business, Social Innovation Fellowship, California (2014)
- Social Replication Toolkit – Spring Impact (2015)
- The BOMA Project
- Foundation for Ecological Security
- Sistema Biobolsa
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