Jeremy Mindich, CEO
Jeremy Mindich is a cofounder and managing partner of Scopia Capital, a hedge fund management company with $5 billion assets under management. Prior to entering the financial world, he worked as a freelance journalist and wrote articles on economic, political and social issues for publications including the Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, SF Weekly and the Village Voice. Since 2007, he has been active building the impact investing space and providing seed funding to start-up organizations. He chairs the board of Root Capital, and served on the founding board for Sarona Frontier Markets. He holds an M.P.A. from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a B.A. from Wesleyan University.
Sarah Williams, Co-founder and CEO
In addition to managing Propel's grant and investment portfolios, Sarah Williams works with foundations and donors to design and implement giving strategies. Prior to her consulting career, Sarah directed philanthropy programs for Pfizer Inc, where she led the Pfizer Foundation, which was, at its inception, the largest corporate foundation in the United States with over $320 million in assets. She serves on the boards of the Brooklyn Community Foundation, the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship, the Center for Prison Education; and launched the ImpactAssets50, a guide to impact investing fund managers. Sarah graduated from Wesleyan University and was a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs.