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Jessica Haselton

Managing Director

As ECMC Foundation’s managing director, Jessica Haselton is responsible for the strategic, financial and operational effectiveness of the organization, in addition to leading Education Innovation Ventures, the Foundation’s impact investing program.

Jessica has a broad background in philanthropy, social enterprise, impact measurement and impact investing. Prior to joining ECMC Foundation, Jessica was a partner at TriLinc Global, an investment management firm that makes impact investments in small and medium enterprises in developing economies, where she managed investor relations, corporate social responsibility and corporate communications for the firm.

Jessica came to TriLinc Global after conducting a post-graduate fellowship at the Clinton Foundation, where she led the development of an impact measurement framework and produced key performance indicators for the organization's members to use in tracking and reporting on the performance of their social and environmentally focused work.

Jessica has worked with multiple organizations and companies spanning Southern California, Washington, DC, and Southeast Asia, and currently serves on the board of Beam and chairs the impact committee of MADE by DWC. She has served on multiple boards and in various leadership capacities with organizations like WISE LA, the SAM Initiative, and Temple Akiba.

Jessica holds an MBA with an emphasis in social entrepreneurship from the USC Marshall School of Business and a BA in political science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.