MEET SOME OF OUR PARTNERS

Emily Aber

Emily has been a licensed clinical social worker for almost 40 years and currently has a private practice, working primarily with adults.

Susan Adamsen

Susan recently retired from JP Morgan, where she held a variety of roles in investment banking and wealth management for over three decades.

Alycia Angus

An entrepreneur, Alycia is the co-founder and CEO of Kids U, a chain of recreational facilities for children in Connecticut and New York.

David Barnard

Dave retired from a nearly 25-year career at AllianceBernstein, an investment research and management firm, and now works with new businesses at the intersection of finance and technology. He is a member of the Board of Directors at the Family & Children’s Agency in Norwalk and the Board of Trustees at Bronx Charter School for the Arts in New York City.

John Bergen

John is a senior technologist who enjoys solving business challenges through the effective use of technology. With over 30 years of experience, John has seen massive change in both technology and its use.

David Berkowitz

David is a private investor with over 20 years of grantmaking experience and currently serves on the board of the Helen and William Mazer Foundation. A consultant to small businesses, he is a reviewer for the New Market Tax Credit Program and was the founding director the Center for the Development of Social Finance.

Larry L. Bingaman

Larry is an executive with 25 years experience in the water industry and is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority. He is also a founding board member for the Connecticut chapter of Conscious Capitalism.

Dorothy Adams

When Connecticut nonprofits and social enterprises face executive transitions or financial challenges, Dorothy is there to help. In addition to board facilitation and executive coaching, she fills senior management roles. for area nonprofits. Dorothy is keenly interested in social impact investing and improving the funding and capital structure of social-purpose organizations, especially those serving our at-risk populations.

David Allon

David Allon is a journalist, lawyer, and entrepreneur currently working at Braddock Financial LLC, a mutual fund manager and former hedge fund company that has specialized in asset backed securities for more than 25 years.

Mark Argosh

A Partner since 2014, along with his wife, Paula, Mark also holds the role of Executive Director for the organization. With more than thirty years of experience as a senior advisor, investor, and partner to Fortune 500, mid-size companies and leading nonprofit organizations, and foundations, Mark brings an invaluable skill-set to the role.

Craig Barney

Craig seeks to apply his financial management experience and skills to SVP's efforts toward closing the Opportunity gap.

Roy Berger

Roy is an experienced entrepreneur and senior level executive with over 30 years of experience in marketing, business development, and operations in the telecommunications and technology sectors.

Jill Bicks

Jill currently practices family law at the Westport office of Pullman & Comley, a full-service firm with offices throughout Connecticut. Jill brings to her work a deep empathy for families managing the complex legal, financial and emotional transitions that come with divorce.

Wendy Block

Wendy has worked and volunteered in the nonprofit sector throughout her career. After leaving the practice of law, Wendy became the Director of Development for an educational organization in NYC, followed by nine years working with the founders of the organization on the management of their family foundation. Most recently, Wendy co-founded and co-led Impact Fairfield County, a collective giving circle for women of Fairfield County, CT.