Jake Erlendson, Portfolio Manager

Dowling & Yahnke is an independent, fee-only registered investment advisor, providing comprehensive portfolio management and financial planning while adhering to an exceptional standard – the fiduciary standard. The Firm currently manages over $3.5 billion for more than 1,000 clients, primarily individuals, families, endowments, and foundations.


Lauren Grattan, Co-Founder & Director of Community Engagement

Mission Driven Finance is an impact investment firm empowering community through new models of investing in social change. Built from the ground up with a single purpose–to make it easy to invest in your community–we offer advisory services, structured products, and direct lending and investing. Mission Driven Finance works hands-on with tenacious nonprofits and small businesses committed to advancing economic opportunity to help them develop strong impact investment opportunities, and we use a social finance ideology to make commercial loans that deliver consistent social and financial returns to investors.


Mark Neilson, Managing Partner

Accretive facilitates free business cost-savings assessments in approximately 55 categories excluding Payroll costs. Think of us like Home Advisor or Angie’s List but for Corporate Cost Savings. Also – nonprofits typically will receive 5-10% of the savings we produce as an added benefit to the process. You can’t lose- we are only paid from actual cash savings – not for effort or advice.


Andrew Motiwalla, Chairman

Terra Education offers educational travel programs for student and adult travelers in over 25 different destinations. Terra operates 3 different programs: “Discover Corps” offers adults and families purpose-driven vacation packages ( “Global Leadership Adventures” operates global service-learning programs for high school students ( “Summer Springboard” offers high school students educational summer camps on the campuses of UC Berkeley and Yale University ( Terra Education is a certified B-Corporation that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.


Alan Sorkin, Chair

We create highly effective, award winning CEOs who make better decisions for their companies, family, community and themselves.

Membership is by invitation only and limited to only those who are committed to double-digit growth; continuous learning, and giving and receiving honest feedback.


Dan Peddie, Principal

Consulting services for nonprofit organizations: strategic fundraising development, strategic planning, major donor strategies, corporate and foundations relations, board development, staff training in fundraising, capital campaign management.

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