Chief Operating Officer
Ryan Glasgo (he/him/his) is an experienced financial and operational professional who is energized by supporting those closest to social and environmental issues to achieve change on their terms. As Deputy Chief Operating Officer at Common Future, Ryan focuses his time on facilitating capital to investment initiatives by designing and overseeing investment operations. He also engages in thought leadership to unlock resources, oversees investment compliance, coordinates investor relations, and collaborates on other strategic operational projects with Common Future’s COO and cross functional leadership.
Prior to the acquisition of Community Credit Lab (CCL) by Common Future, Ryan was the Co-Founder & COO of CCL and previously was the COO of a private foundation that partnered with organizations addressing socioeconomic and systemic challenges. He began his career in public accounting at KPMG and continued to work in financial advisory, business development, and investment management before transitioning to work in venture philanthropy, international development, and impact investing. Ryan is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a Bachelor’s of Accounting from McGill University and a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Oxford. Ryan has also participated in INSEAD’s Social Entrepreneurship Program (ISEP) in Singapore.
Previously, Ryan oversaw operations and investment allocations of foundation endowments totaling $140mm USD in Seattle, built out an impact investment advisory function at an international development consulting firm in London, led the scoping of intermediated investment strategies in Nepal, was part of the founding teams of multiple impact investment funds, and built out the financial and operational systems of a private-equity firm’s foundation in Hong Kong. He has also worked extensively alongside social enterprises, nonprofit organizations, and community based organizations to support their financial, operational, and strategic goals across the U.S. and Southeast Asia.