La Rocque

Associate Director

Office: San Francisco Year: 2021

Matthew La Rocque is an Associate Director at Social Finance.

Matthew has held roles spanning nonprofits, government, and philanthropy. He most recently served as a Program Officer at the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation, where he made grants to advance healthy democracy, supported grantee capacity building initiatives, and generated knowledge on philanthropic best practices. Previously, he worked at The Institute for College Access & Success, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization advancing college affordability. Earlier in his career, he worked at the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Justice, and on the 2008 Barack Obama campaign.

Matthew holds a Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.