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Advisors and Staff

RISE  Board of Advisors  (click for bio info)


Jeffrey A. Fromm
Partner, Eiseman Levine Lehrhaupt & Kakoyiannis, P.C.

Ray Horton
Frank R. Lautenberg Professor of Ethics and Corporate Governance

and Director,
Social Enterprise Program
Columbia Business School

 

Tony Lent
President
US Renewables Group

 

Murray Low
Associate Professor and Executive Director
Eugene M. Lang Center for Entrepreneurship,
Columbia Business School

 

Steve Lydenberg
Principal
Domini Social Investments

 

William Osborn
Investment Manager
Commons Capital, LP

 

William Rosenzweig
Principal, Great Spirit Ventures

Faculty Advisor, Global Social Venture Competition
Haas School of Business
at UC Berkeley

Julia Sass Rubin
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University

Woody Tasch
Chairman
Investors' Circle

 

Kerwin Tesdell
President
Community Development Venture Capital Alliance

 

RISE Staff and Consultants

Catherine Clark (click for bio and contact info)
RISE Director
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Columbia Business School

Selen Ucak
RISE Research Associate

Rusty Gaillard, Michael Shavel and David Winzelberg
Website and Database Production, DBL Directory

Michael Shavel
Database Production, CEO Directory

Andrew Boardman
Manoverboard
Print Design

RISE MBA Student Managers

RISE's work would not be possible without the contributions of MBA students and graduates at Columbia Business School and the Haas School of
Business at UC Berkeley:

 

2004-2005 RISE/ IC/ SVN Social Venture Survey Project

James Cohane, Columbia Business School

Tema Fishbein, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs

Cate Hahn, Columbia Business School

Aparna Mukherjee, Columbia Business School

Ben Powell, Columbia Business School

Blythe Reyes, Columbia Business School

Carol Sterlacci, Columbia Business School

Margot Streeter, Columbia Business School

Rod Washington, Columbia Business School

 

 

2003 RISE Capital Markets Project

Josie Taylor Gaillard, Survey Manager, Haas School of Business

Selen Ucak, Research Manager, Columbia Business School

Rani Deshpande, Columbia Business School
Laura Goodman, Columbia Business School
Eliot Jamison, Haas School of Business
Ben Kornfeind, Columbia Business School
Melisa Prevost, Haas School of Business
Karin Wallestad, Haas School of Business

 

RISE Case Studies

Martina Banovac, Columbia Business School

Theresa Cassidy, Columbia Business School

Sarah Scrogin, Columbia Business School
Sue Zelt, Columbia Business School

Thanks

RISE is grateful to the following people for their generous contributions of time, thoughts, and energy:

Aileen Sweeney

Amanda Birnbaum
Amy Dickie

Andrew Foley
Anne Claire Broughton
Betsy Biemann
Bob Barton
Brian Chossek
Brian Dunn
Brian Schmitt
Camilla Seth
Caroline Williams
Carolyn Champ
Chuck Lacy
David Berge
Dean Meyer Feldberg

Deb Nelson
Debra Filtzer
Diana Propper de Callejon

Dominic Kulik
Elyse Cherry

Gary Hirshberg
Gloria Lee, Aspire
Gloria Lee, JP Morgan Partners

Jackie Khor
Jason Scott
Jay Rand
Jeff Fromm
Jenifer Renshaw
Jennifer Hersch
Jerry Engel
John Mullins
Julia Sass Rubin
Kate Stockwell
Katherine Kim

 

 

 

Kerwin Tesdell

Kristen Ace Burns
Kristin Martinez

Laura Callanan
Larry Waddell

Lisa Spinali

Mal Warwick

Mari Mielcarski
Maria Gotsch
Marilyn Kohn
Mark Donohue
Mayra Reyes de Solomon
Melissa Bradley
Michael Robbins
Michele Kahane

Mollie Kinnamon
Murray Low
Neil Houghton
Nick Gleason

Pam Chaloult
Pat Dandonoli

Ralph Taylor
Ray Horton
Rick Lipkin
Rose Sculley

Russ Carson

Sandra Navalli
Sandy Wright
Sanjay Wagle
Sara Olsen
Stephanie Robertson
Steve Lydenberg
Steve Moody
Suzanna Valdez

Tamara Williamson
Tony Lent
Will Rosenzweig
Willy Osborn
Woody Tasch