Advisory Councils

Advisory Councils

ProInspire appreciates the expertise and leadership provided by members of our Advisory Councils:

Strategy Steering Committee

The Strategy Steering Committee includes a cross-section of ProInspire stakeholders, including staff, Board members, partners, and alumni.

Rafael Alfonzo, Entrepreneur (ProInspire Board Chair)
Jenn Bellamy, National Children’s Center (M4S Alum)
Elisa Chen, FHI 360 (ProInspire Board Member, Fellowship Alum)
Valerie Faillace, KIPP Foundation (Bay Area Advisory Council)
Nora Gardner, McKinsey (M4S Advisory Council)
Monisha Kapila, ProInspire Staff
Gene Kunde, ProInspire Staff
Thomas Nelson, Share Our Strength (Board Member, ProInspire Partner)
Kerrien Rollins-Suarez, Community Wealth Partners (StrategyAdvisor)
Abigail Stewart-Kahn, SFCAPC (ProInspire Partner)
Justin Steele, (M4S Advisory Council, ProInspire Partner)
Michelle Tafel, College Summit (ProInspire Partner)
Yvonne Vargas, Year Up NCR (M4S Alum, ProInspire Partner)
Christine Wang, Haas Jr. Fund (Fellowship Alum)

Strategy Planning Committee

The Strategy Planning Committee includes ProInspire alumni who are serving as analysts in our strategy process.

Britni Stinson, 2012 ProInspire Fellow
Emily Hsu, 2013 ProInspire Fellow
Haley Fletcher, 2014 M4S Fellow
Jessica Wong, 2014 ProInspire Fellow
Kiara Walters, 2013 ProInspire Fellow
Liz Jimenez, 2014 ProInspire Fellow
Mark Wilson, 2015 M4S Fellow

Bay Area Advisory Council

The Bay Area Advisory Council includes leaders and thought partners who support ProInspire’s work in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Abby Davidson, Director Global Community Partnerships at Gap Foundation
Ashely Sigmon, Current Fellow and Strategic Partnerships Associate at Tipping Point
David Smith, Managing Director at Presidio Institute
Ian Galloway, Senior Research Associate at Federal Reserve Bank – SF
Janet Pretti, Director of North America at Expandi Group
Valerie Faillace, Chief of Staff at KIPP Foundation

Managing for Success Advisory Council

The Managing for Success Advisory Council helped ProInspire design and launch the Managing for Success leadership development program.

Kelly Bathgate, Manager, Strategic Partnerships at Tipping Point Community
Lynne Curran, Head, Human Resources at Accion
Malcolm Furgol, Membership & Information Manager at Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington
Nora Gardner, Partner at McKinsey & Co.
Karen Key, Vice President for Programs at National Human Services Assembly
Vinay Kumar, Executive Coach & Author at TEOCO
Eric Meade, Vice President & Senior Futurist at Institute for Alternative Futures
Nick Rodriguez, Program Director at Education Delivery Institute
Pratichi Shah, President & CEO at Flourish Talent Management
Justin Steele, Deputy Director at Year Up National Capital Region
Trish Tchume, Director at Young Nonprofit Professionals Network
Adam Tenner, Executive Director at Metro Teen Aids
Nancy Withbroe, Vice President for Development and Strategy at National Women’s Law Center

Advisory Board

ProInspire’s Advisory Board includes leaders who provided key support for ProInspire’s launch.

Nora Gardner, Partner at McKinsey & Co.
Lisa Hall, Managing Director, Impact Investing at Anthos Asset Management
Laura Moon, Managing Director, HBS Initiatives at Harvard Business School
Scott Morgan, Founder and CEO of Education Pioneers
John Nelson, Managing Partner of Wall Street Without Walls
James Weinberg, Co-Founder of Commongood Careers and Achieve Mission, ProInspire Board of Directors (2009-2011)

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