DirectorOffice: Boston Year: 2016
Antonia Esposito is a director at Social Finance, where she leads a portfolio of education, healthcare and criminal justice engagements with nonprofit, financial and government clients to assess and design Pay for Success projects. Since joining the organization in 2016, her work at Social Finance 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 at-risk youth, and to assess best-in-class interventions for ex-offenders.
Prior to Social Finance, Antonia worked at Cambridge Associates, providing investment consulting services to a variety of non-profit, private wealth and pension clients with assets ranging from $50 million to over $90 billion. Her client work involved portfolio analysis and investment manager research across a range of asset classes, with a focus on mission related investments and community foundations. While at Cambridge Associates, Antonia also served for two years as a manager for the Boston investment associates, overseeing hiring, staffing, 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.