Our People.

Common Future is only as strong as its people. Everyone has something unique to contribute to the big task of shifting wealth and power into marginalized communities. We are more than a team, we’re a collective of community leaders, funders, expert faculty, and entrepreneurs, with a range of expertise in the following:

Expertise
  • Finance & Financial Modeling
  • Community Wealth
  • Equitable Investing
  • Startup Incubation
  • Racial Wealth Gap
  • Foundation Building
  • Entrepreneur Acceleration
  • Rural Ecosystems
Our Network

Network Leaders

Network Leader_Erika Seth Davies

We exist to unite and uplift the leadership network. The Network consists of people on the frontlines—community practitioners, place-based foundation leaders, and impact investors—who have participated in our programs and connect over a shared agenda. We build opportunities for collaboration across the Network and seek out ways to resource their efforts to build equitable economies.

Learn about their stories and ways to connect.

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Team

Olayinka Credle: Program Director
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Ronilsy Diaz: Program Assistant
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Jessica Feingold: Chief Strategy Officer
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Rodney Foxworth: Chief Executive Officer
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Rakiba Kibria: Director of Advancement
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Amy Kincaid: Chief Program Officer
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Joann Lee: Vice President of People Operations
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Kassandra Mayhew: Marketing Manager
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Patricia McCarthy: Director of Finance and Administration
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Caitlin Morelli: Senior Manager of Organizational Advancement
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Lauren Paul: Chief of Staff
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Katheryn Witt: Director of Funder Learning & Investment
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Board

Alexandra Aquino-Fike: Vice President of Development, East Bay Community Foundation
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Anthony Chang: Director, Kitchen Table Advisors
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Tomas Duran: President, Concerned Capital
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Kimber Lanning: Executive Director, Local First Arizona
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Dawn McGee: Chief Executive Officer, Good Works Ventures (Treasurer)
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Tyler Nickerson: First Vice President, Amalgamated Bank
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Harold Pettigrew: Executive Director, Washington Area Community Investment Fund
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Nikki Silvestri: Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Soil and Shadow (Co-Chair)
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Miriam Warren: Vice President of Engagement, Diversity and Belonging, Yelp
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Susan Witt: Executive Director, Schumacher Center for New Economics
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Social Entrepreneurs In Residence

Sean Campbell: Social Entrepreneur in Residence
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Erika Seth Davies: Founder, Racial Equity Asset Lab (The REAL)
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Sonia Sarkar: Lead, Healing Capital
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