Associate DirectorOffice: Boston Year: 2014
Jake Edwards is an Associate Director at Social Finance. Since joining the organization in February 2014, Jake has supported the Advisory Services and Social Investment teams. His current engagements include a Pay for Success project focused on promoting family stability and reducing child welfare involvement for substance use-impacted families, evaluating the efficacy of an asthma home remediation program in California, and exploring the application of Pay for Success within workforce development and post-secondary education initiatives.
Prior to joining Social Finance, Jake was a policy analyst with the Massachusetts House Committee on Ways and Means. In this role, he structured the annual appropriations for all state public safety agencies, including the Department of Corrections, Department of State Police, and county correctional institutions and led initiatives to increase effective re-entry services across the Commonwealth. Jake graduated Cum Laude from Middlebury College, with a major in Economics and History.