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Nicole Thibodeau, Board Treasurer

Posted by darrendavidson

A corporate financial expert, advisor, educator, and speaker, Nicole has 30 years of experience making numbers sing, dance, and rock. She has spent her career partnering with growth-minded individuals to leverage talent, financial language, and strategies for exponential growth and success. Read More »

Rose Rezai, Director of Community Impact

Posted by sarahcohendoherty

Rose brings more than ten years of experience with nonprofit programs serving youth and families, most recently as Deputy Director at Friends of the Children, a former SVP Portland Community Partner. Her background is extensive, including resource development and programmatic leadership, providing cross-functional strategy and alignment, and building organizational systems Read More »

Matt Little, Director of Investor Partnerships

Posted by darrendavidson

As SVP’s Director of Investor Partnerships, Matt helps Investor Partners identify and achieve their goals for connection, learning, and impact. Through regular contact and the cultivation of authentic personal relationships, he ensures that Investor Partners are informed and engaged to the degree that provides maximum satisfaction and return on investment—both for the Partners and for SVP Portland. Read More »

Equity Collaborative

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The Equity Collaborative (formerly known as the Culturally Specific Early Learning Advocacy Collaborative) works to increase investment in culturally specific early childhood practices and shift the public narrative to make equity a priority in Oregon's early education system. Read More »

Mark Chapman, Controller

Posted by darrendavidson

Mark joined the SVP team in November 2018 as our Controller. He has an extensive background in helping small businesses run efficiently, with a focus on financial planning and operations. Mark will help SVP Portland establish best-in-class accounting functions and ensure that our planning and reporting allow us to make prudent internal strategy decisions. Read More »

Linda Hassan Anderson, Board Vice Chair

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A current SVP Board member and its Vice Chair, Linda has leveraged her long standing executive leadership career in early childhood to support the development of SVP’s “Preschool for All” initiative. Linda’s career in early childhood education spans four decades including direct service, program administration, and policy advocacy. Read More »

Regional Kindergarten Readiness Network

Posted by Social Venture Partners Portland

Community Partner Overview In the summer of 2017, fifty cross-sector partners gathered to learn from Dr. Neal Halfon of UCLA’s Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities. The group included representatives from CCOs, Early Learning Hubs, health plans, DHS, housing, funders, and community-based organizations, and had a robust conversation around School Readiness and how we […] Read More »