Be Bold, Take Risks

My parents were civil rights activists and one of the first families to racially integrate the neighborhood where I was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. I learned from them that the unimaginable is possible. Everyday in my life and actions, I am motivated by the the knowledge that I am my ancestors wildest dreams.

Lisa Hall is a Senior Fellow at the Case Foundation and at Georgetown University at the Beeck Center, which engages global leaders to drive social change at scale. Lisa leads the Case Foundation’s impact investing work, focused on programs to drive more investors and capital into impact investing and efforts to break down barriers to entry for new impact investors. Her area of focus at the Beeck Center is the inclusive economy, examining how access to opportunity and social innovation can drive prosperity for all communities. Lisa has dedicated her 25-year career to economic justice, social impact and community development. Using the tools of impact investing and philanthropy, she has served in executive roles across multiple sectors in the United States and abroad.

Lisa previously served as Managing Director at Anthos Asset Management, headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands where she was based for three years. She also served as CEO and President of Calvert Foundation from 2010 to 2013, following her tenure as head of the investment portfolio from 2005 to 2010. Lisa served in the Clinton Administration in 1999 as a policy advisory at the National Economic Council where she worked on the creation of the New Markets Investment Tax Credit.

Lisa currently serves on several boards including City First Bank, in Washington, DC and Habitat for Humanity International. She is a graduate of Leadership Greater Washington class of 2008 and participated in the Marshall Memorial Fellowship in 2003. Lisa earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. Lisa currently resides in Silver Spring, MD with her teenage daughter.

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