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Shannon Cunniff, Director of Coastal Resilience, Environmental Defense Fund

Shannon Cunniff, Director of Coastal Resilience, Environmental Defense Fund

A conversation with Shannon Cunniff

Shannon Cunniff has spent much of her career convincing people to partner with nature to mitigate the devastating costs and effects of inevitable river and coastal flooding. In her role at EDF, she brought on Quantified Ventures to deploy the Environmental Impact Bond (EIB) model to protect wetlands in coastal Louisiana. Quantified Ventures' CEO Eric Letsinger sat down with Shannon to better understand what drives her. See the conversation here..

 
Ron Klausner, CEO, Graduation Alliance

Ron Klausner, CEO, Graduation Alliance

A conversation with Ron Klausner

Quantified Ventures sat down with Ron Klausner, CEO of Graduation Alliance and a leader in the education space. We discussed his path to leading a nationally-recognized EdTech social enterprise, what motivated him to keep going, and who has influenced him throughout his journey. See our conversation below..

 
Ellie Hollander, CEO, Meals on Wheels America

Ellie Hollander, CEO, Meals on Wheels America

A conversation with Ellie Hollander

Ellie runs into the interview room…literally. She moves, and talks, quickly – always. She never stops. A highly accomplished softball shortstop, one can easily imagine her in that position…likely lots of colorful and encouraging chatter for her pitcher, likely some smack talk to the opposing batter, her feet likely never stopped moving. That’s Ellie. Everyday, she is a force of perpetual forward progress and momentum. “Let’s do this,” she says…so, here we go…

 
Mark Kim, CFO, DC Water

Mark Kim, CFO, DC Water

A Conversation with mark kim

Mark Kim arrives to Quantified Ventures’ offices, early as always, with a warm smile as if this is the meeting he’s been waiting for all day. This is typical. Having worked closely with him for the better part of a year to construct the world’s first Environmental Impact Bond (EIB), I’ve never seen him have a bad day despite the enormous responsibilities he carries as the CFO of the DC Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water). He starts by saying he’s sincerely excited to reflect on the project and its broader context. You see, Mark is man of action...