Contributor.

Lisa Hall
Calvert Foundation

Lisa Hall leads Calvert Foundation as President and CEO, a post she assumed in January 2011. Having joined Calvert Foundation in 2005, Lisa’s background includes nearly 25 years of industry experience at multiple policy and financial posts.

Lisa has held positions in real estate and community development finance with the Enterprise Foundation, JP Morgan Chase and Travelers Insurance. She holds a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard University. In 2003, Lisa participated in the American Marshall Memorial Fellowship, a travel program for emerging leaders from the US and Europe.

Lisa serves on the Boards of the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities, the Tides Foundation, and the Tides Network. She also serves on the executive committee of ANDE (Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs) and the Board of Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC. Lisa lives in Northeast Washington, DC with her husband and young daughter.

Articles by Lisa Hall

  • Lisa Hall

    The G8 Social Impact Investing Forum: A defining moment on the world stage

    Impact investing arrived on the world stage last week, heralded as a transformative tool with the potential to reshape global capital markets in the years to come. Impact investing, very simply defined, is investing which generates both a social and financial return. The forum was sponsored by the UK government, conceived of by the Big Society Capital Chairman Sir Ronald Cohen and attended by impact investment professionals from across the globe with delegates representing all of the G8 nations.

    Categories
    Entrepreneurship, Investing
    Tags
    impact investing
  • Lisa Hall

    Ensuring a Resilient Financial Future : Reduced public spending is a reality for the foreseeable future

    Last year, in partnership with several organizations, we identified a $650 billion market opportunity for financial advisors and investors to invest for impact in a research study entitled Gateways to Impact. Impact investing presents an opportunity to build a financial future for low-income communities that is far less reliant on variable funding sources.

    Categories
    Entrepreneurship, Investing
    Tags
    impact investing
  • Lisa Hall

    Calvert Foundation’s Theory of Change

    Impact investing is undoubtedly an idea whose time has come. As budgets of philanthropies and governments have shrunk, investment capital has come to be recognized as a tool that can address some of the world’s most pressing problems. An independent 501(c)3 nonprofit, Calvert Foundation has been a quiet but constant presence in the impact investing sector for the past 16 years, helping to lay the groundwork for this field and creating opportunities for others to explore and grow.

    Categories
    Entrepreneurship, Investing
    Tags
    impact investing
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