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STAFF

Darcy Brownell, SVP Boston Executive Director

Darcy joined Social Venture Partners Boston as Executive Director in 2015. Darcy has more than a decade of experience as an executive in nonprofit organizations, with a focus on expanding opportunities for children, youth, and families. Read More »

Jen Bowen Flynn, SVP Boston Associate Director

Jen joined SVP Boston early in 2014; having run, worked, and volunteered for nonprofits for nearly 20 years, she knows well both the giving and receiving ends of philanthropy. Read More »

Emma Pugliares, SVP Boston Program Manager

Emma joined Social Venture Partners Boston as Program Manager in the summer of 2016. Read More »

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

David Ferreira, SVP Boston Board Chair

David brings over thirty years of experience in a wide spectrum of industries and companies. He has held senior positions with GE, KPMG and Beneficial; founded Back Bay Consulting; and most recently was CAO for Abt Associates. Read More »

Jeffrey Kushner

Jeff applies knowledge garnered in a twenty-year career in Finance to the non-profit and government sectors. He has a particular interest in early stage enterprises at the intersection of the profit and non-profit space. Read More »

Jennifer Gilbert

Jennifer is a principal at VIVA Consulting. She has 20 years of experience in real estate development, planning and organizational development with a focus on nonprofit clients. Her recent work includes several multi-year engagements overseeing financially complex, multi-use real estate projects in the Boston area. Read More »

Kathy Spiegelman

Kathy is the Vice President and Chief of Campus Planning and Development at Northeastern University. In this role Kathy is responsible for the effective use of existing land and buildings on Northeastern’s main campus in Boston, its satellite graduate campuses in Charlotte, N.C., and Seattle, and other university facilities throughout Massachusetts. Read More »

Larry Wallach

Larry founded a law firm in Seattle in 1992 specializing in children and family issues, with particular emphasis on providing affordable legal services. Before relocating to California in 2008, Larry was the Director of the West Seattle branch of the King County Neighborhood Legal Clinics, which provides free legal advice to the community. Read More »

Laura Hockett

Laura has spent the last 12 years working within the community as a civic volunteer. She is currently on the Human Resources Board for the Town of Wellesley, has served on the Town Advisory Committee, is a Trustee of the Wellesley Scholarship Foundation and has served as Co-Chair of the Wellesley Education Foundation. Read More »

Marva Serotkin

Marva is the President and CEO of The Boston Home, a nationally recognized residence and center of excellence for adults with progressive neurological diseases. Read More »

Tim Smith

Tim is the Director of Innovation & Partnerships at The Boston Foundation, Greater Boston’s community foundation. Prior to joining The Boston Foundation, Tim was CEO of Full Circle Fund, the SVP affiliate in San Francisco. Read More »