Antonia Esposito


Office: Boston Year: 2016

Antonia Esposito is a Director at Social Finance, where she works with partners across sectors to assess, design, and develop outcomes-based projects. Since joining the organization in 2016, her work has included projects to scale high-quality preschool and early literacy services, to improve birth outcomes and access to prenatal care services for Medicaid-eligible mothers, to advance degree completion and reduce juvenile justice interactions for opportunity youth, and to assess best-in-class interventions for formerly incarcerated people. Antonia has also served as the Director of Staffing for Social Finance since 2019 and has led various staff-focused strategic projects, including professional development and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. 


Prior to Social Finance, Antonia worked at Cambridge Associates, providing investment consulting services to a variety of nonprofit, private wealth, and pension clients with assets ranging from $50 million to over $90 billion. While at Cambridge Associates, Antonia also served for two years as manager for the Boston investment associates, overseeing hiring, staffing, and performance evaluations and setting the strategic direction for the 80- to 90-person group. Prior to Cambridge Associates, Antonia was a corps member with Teach for America, where she taught sixth grade special education math in Kansas City’s Hickman Mills School District, and served as the Special Education Content Leader for the Kansas City corps. 


Antonia graduated cum laude with honors from Harvard College with a B.A. in English.