• Jeff Chrisfield Appointed as Chief Financial Officer, TechnoServe

    Jeff Chrisfield joins TechnoServe as Chief Financial Officer. Jeff will oversee TechnoServe’s financial operations globally, ensuring compliance within TechnoServe’s many countries of operation while maximizing financial efficiency on behalf of our partners and clients.

    A CPA by training, Jeff began his career as an auditor and consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and later served as Controller at a for-profit bio-medical contractor. With the desire to contribute more meaningfully, Jeff joined the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) in 2002, where he served as CFO and ultimately COO. In addition to overseeing significant financial growth, he was key in various programmatic initiatives, including the establishment of a for-profit impact investing vehicle. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from American University.

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  • Tamer El-Raghy Appointed As Managing Director, Acumen Capital Partners.

    Tamer El-Raghy as appointed as Managing Director, Acumen Capital Partners.

    Tamer El-Raghy joins Acumen Capital Partners from responsAbility Investments AG, where he was Head of Private Equity Africa, Agriculture & Food. Previously he had a lengthy career at Cargill including roles as General Manager, Africa, Cargill Animal Feed, and Business Development Lead, Middle East and Africa, Cargill Grain & Oil Seeds. In his new role as Managing Director, Tamer will lead a $50m Agriculture-focused fund that intends to reach over 10M people by 2030 with products & services that improve smallholder productivity, income, and climate resilience at scale.

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  • Project Concern International Appoints Four Board Directors

    Bridge Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of four new Board Members to Project Concern International. These executives from Dalberg, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Lumina Foundation, and Salesforce will help PCI achieve its ambitious goal of transforming the lives of 20 million of the world’s most vulnerable people by 2020.

    “We are honored to welcome these four accomplished individuals to our board. As we look at the changing landscape of our work in global development, their expertise and skills are exactly what we need to drive impact and empower even more communities to lift themselves out of poverty.” - Carrie Hessler-Radlet, PCI’s President & CEO

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  • Carey Goldberg Appointed as EVP Human Resources & Inclusion, JBG Smith

    Carey joins JBG SMITH, from Marriott International where she held several senior roles including Global Learning & Development Officer and Global Officer, Human Resources, at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. She holds both a Bachelor of Science in Industrial & Labor Relations and Master of Business Administration from Cornell University.

    JBG SMITH (NYSE: JBGS) is an S&P 400 company that owns, operates, invests in and develops assets concentrated in leading urban infill submarkets in and around Washington, DC. Its mixed-use operating portfolio comprises approximately 20 million square feet of high-quality office, multifamily and retail assets, 98% of which are Metro-served. JBG SMITH’s future development pipeline includes over 17.2 million square feet of potential development density.

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  • Reggy Robinson Appointed As VP Regulatory Affairs, Freddie Mac

    Reggy joins Freddie Mac, from Promontory Financial Group where he served as Director in the Risk & Strategy Group. Prior to Promontory, Reggy was a senior leader at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, where he held various positions of increasing responsibility over a 20-year period.

    Freddie Mac (www.freddiemac.com) makes homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable. Operating in the secondary mortgage market, Freddie Mac keeps mortgage capital flowing by purchasing mortgage loans from lenders so they in turn can provide more loans to qualified borrowers. Freddie Mac’s mission is to provide liquidity, stability, and affordability to the U.S. housing market in all economic conditions, to all communities from coast to coast.

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  • Derek Bullard Appointed As Chief Executive Officer, Siskin Children’s Institute

    Derek Bullard joins as the new CEO. In his new role at SCI (www.siskin.org) Derek will lead the organization in pursuit of its mission, including its programs and services, facilities, and financial health, in order to carry out its mission: improving the quality of life for children with special needs and their families.

    Derek has spent over 20 years dedicated to the cause of helping children with disabilities - in his role as CEO, as a therapeutic foster parent, and as a community advocate for children and teens with special needs. Derek joins SCI from Already HomeCare, where he was the founding CEO. Previously, he was CEO of Access Family Services, a multi-state behavioral healthcare provider.  At Access Family Services he directed the start-up and grew the organization to a company with 11 offices throughout North and South Carolina. Through his efforts, the organization achieved the highest national accreditation with The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitative Services for six years.

    Derek holds a Bachelor’s degree in human services from Thomas Edison State University.

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