Lisa Hall is a Senior Fellow focusing on the inclusive economy at the Beeck Center, which mobilizes talent to drive social impact at scale. She is a Case Foundation Impact Investing Senior Fellow, focusing on the inclusive economy at the Beeck Center and the Case Foundation.
Lisa has dedicated her 25-year career to economic justice, social impact and community development. Using the tools of impact investing and philanthropy, she has served in executive roles across multiple sectors in the United States and abroad. Her area of focus at the Beeck Center is the inclusive economy and how social innovation and access to opportunity can drive prosperity for all communities. Lisa leads work to explore how Opportunity Zones, the federal, bipartisan effort to encourage investors to put their money into economically distressed areas, can drive capital to communities in a way that truly benefits the individuals and families that currently live and work there.
Lisa is also the founder of Bayview Impact Advisors, which was created in 2018 to provide education, research, and strategy services to family foundations and endowments on impact investing. Lisa previously served as Managing Director at Anthos Asset Management, headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands where she was based for three years. She also served as CEO and President of Calvert Foundation from 2010 to 2013, following her tenure as head of the investment portfolio from 2005 to 2010. Lisa served in the Clinton Administration in 1999 as a policy advisory at the National Economic Council where she worked on the creation of the New Markets Investment Tax Credit.
Lisa currently serves on the boards of City First Bank, in Washington, DC and Habitat for Humanity International. She also serves on the Investment Committee of the Nathan Cummings Foundation and is a member of the Board of Overseers for the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. She is a graduate of Leadership Greater Washington class of 2008 and participated in the Marshall Memorial Fellowship in 2003. Lisa earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania.
Education: BS in Economics, University of Pennsylvania; MBA, Harvard Business School
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Favorite Quote: “The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.” FDR
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