Meredith is a Lean Advisor to Spring Impact, drawing on 20 years of experience in business design, management, and strategy to design systems that unleash innovation and foster equity. She has a proven track record helping entrepreneurial organizations realize their visions and catalyze their growth.
Meredith has collaborated with several boutique consulting firms to provide strategy consulting to non-profit organizations, Foundations, start-ups, and Fortune 500s. She also previously served as the Director of Innovation at High Start Group, a strategy consulting firm that specializes in leveraging human-centered experience design to help organizations perfect the ‘fit’ between their products or services and the market need. These opportunities continually hone her skills tying strategy to operational excellence.
Meredith’s approach is rooted in her distinct background straddling entrepreneurship and impact. She began her career with six years as a general manager focused on social entrepreneurship at the leading international non-profit organization, Ashoka. In addition to managing a global team in 15 countries, she built the first global platform for open-sourced social innovation (Changemakers.com). Following her MBA, Meredith pursued her passion for health and nutrition as the Director of Insights at an IDEO- and venture capital backed- start-up in Silicon Valley, which empowered individuals to make more mindful food choices.
Meredith earned a BA in Sociology, with a concentration in Latin American Studies, from Wesleyan University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.