Lisa Hagerman is the Direc­tor of Pro­grams at DBL Part­ners. Pre­vi­ously Lisa was Direc­tor of Pro­grams at DBL Investors, which she joined in 2011. Lisa is lead­ing the strat­egy and imple­men­ta­tion of dou­ble bot­tom line prac­tices work­ing with DBL’s port­fo­lio com­pa­nies across work­force devel­op­ment, envi­ron­men­tal stew­ard­ship, com­mu­nity engage­ment, and sit­ing initiatives.

Lisa was pre­vi­ously the Direc­tor of More for Mis­sion at the Har­vard Kennedy School, a research and advo­cacy ini­tia­tive pro­mot­ing mis­sion invest­ing, in which she built a net­work of over 90 foun­da­tions rep­re­sent­ing over $38 bil­lion in total assets.  In May of 2012, More for Mis­sion merged with PRI Mak­ers to form Mis­sion Investors Exchange.  Prior to her role at More for Mis­sion, Lisa com­pleted her doc­tor­ate in eco­nomic geog­ra­phy at Oxford Uni­ver­sity on Pub­lic Pen­sion Fund Invest­ment in Urban Revi­tal­iza­tion, a project sup­ported by the Ford and Rock­e­feller Foun­da­tions. She was pre­vi­ously a Vice Pres­i­dent of Eco­nomic Inno­va­tion Inter­na­tional. In addi­tion, Lisa has ten years of bank­ing expe­ri­ence, three of which were with Wells Fargo Bank in Gov­ern­ment Rela­tions where she worked with the com­mu­nity devel­op­ment depart­ment and pro­moted the Bank’s minor­ity lend­ing ini­tia­tives. She worked at Citibank for seven years in the Latin Amer­i­can Mar­ket­ing Division.


The New Family Philanthropy: Investing for social and environmental change

Posted on August 8, 2013 by Lisa Hagerman

The impact investing marketplace is gaining traction—investment vehicles now span asset classes, infrastructural improvements are enhancing transparency and investor confidence, and social enterprise is maturing with a new generation of entrepreneurs. On the investor side, industry growth is being driven by large institutional investors such as public sector pension funds, banks, and private foundations. Today, we are also seeing a growing movement by families who seek to realize their core values, and effect societal change, through their family assets… Read More