Vice President, Advisory ServicesOffice: San Francisco Year: 2014
Jake Segal is vice president of advisory services at Social Finance and leads the firm’s California office. In this role, he works with state and local governments, as well as foundations and nonprofit service providers, to assess and design potential Pay for Success projects–identifying and prioritizing among interventions, performing diligence on providers, and analyzing the economics of potential deals. Jake is working to improve social determinants of health, build safer and more engaged communities, and forge a stronger link between program performance and payment in service of building a more thoughtful and effective social sector. His work at Social Finance focuses on public health, criminal justice, and workforce development.
Prior to Social Finance, he was a case team leader with The Bridgespan Group, a nonprofit consulting firm, where he worked with a variety of nonprofit and philanthropic organizations focusing on health care and impact investing, including acting as a facilitator for the US National Advisory Board for Impact Investing and a lead author of the Board’s report, Private Capital for Public Good. Earlier in his career, Segal worked with public, private, and nonprofit clients at the Boston Consulting Group, where much of his work centered on global health investment and planning. Jake graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College.