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Don Shaffer

Co-Founder // Jubilee Partners LLC,

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Don Shaffer is co-founder of Jubilee Partners LLC, a new financial services firm designed to help us reimagine how we relate to money. Jubilee invests in soil and farmers to reverse climate change; we invest in economic justice to acknowledge the legacy of racism & women’s disempowerment; we invest in the spiritual ballast we’ll need as genetic engineering & artificial intelligence change what it means to be human.

Don’s ancestors were Quaker farmers in the Philadelphia area. He lives in Oakland, California. Don has been an entrepreneur since he arrived in the Bay Area twenty-five years ago, in education, software, and manufacturing, before moving to the capital side of the equation in 2007. He most recently served for ten years as President & CEO of RSF Social Finance in San Francisco, a pioneer in impact investing.