Vice President, Social InvestmentsOffice: Boston Year: 2014
Jake Edwards is a vice president, social investments at Social Finance, where he leads a portfolio of workforce development and post-secondary initiatives that use innovative financing models to increase access to effective programs for low-income and under-represented populations. Since joining the organization in February 2014, he has worked with the advisory services and social investment teams to test and implement Pay for Success projects across multiple jurisdictions and issue areas, from child welfare to housing and homelessness.
Prior to joining Social Finance, Jake was a policy analyst with the Massachusetts House Committee on Ways and Means. Jake graduated Cum Laude from Middlebury College, with a dual major in Economics and History.