Erin Kilmer-Neel

Executive Director and Chief Impact Officer , Beneficial State Foundation
Oakland, CA

  • Private Foundation
  • Shifting Foundation Capital

About Erin

Erin currently serves as Executive Director and Chief Impact Officer at Beneficial State Foundation, where she supports overall Foundation operations and helps to protect, strengthen, measure, and communicate the social and environmental impact of Beneficial State Bank. Erin is also Executive Director of the Sustainable Business Alliance of the East Bay. Erin previously served as program officer of One PacificCoast Foundation, helping to build programs and provide strategic direction to one of the country’s most innovative and socially responsible financial institutions. She founded Oakland Grown, Oakland Unwrapped!, and the Oakland Indie Awards to make it more compelling and easier for people to support independent businesses. Erin held positions at Oracle Corporation and California Resources and Training, and helped build grassroots eco-tourism operations in Thailand.