Investing in What Matters Agenda

Below is the agenda and list of speakers for Investing in What Matters on April 26 in Dallas, Texas. 

9:30 - 10:00am: Registration

10:00 - 10:35am: Welcome & Introductions

  • Elizabeth Sobel-Blum, Senior Community Development Advisor, The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Michael Sorrell, President, Paul Quinn College
  • Eric Johnson, Representative, Texas House of Representatives
  • Antony Bugg-Levine, Chief Executive Officer, Nonprofit Finance Fund

10:35 - 11:25: Taking an Outcomes-Based Approach to Concentrated Poverty

  • David Erickson, Director of Community Development, The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (moderator)
  • Carol Naughton, Founder, Purpose Built Communities
  • Wayne Carson, Chief Executive Officer, ACH Child & Family Services

11:25 - 12:25pm: Targeted Talks

  • Knives, Fire & Opportunity


    • Chad Houser, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Executive Chef, Cafe Momentum
  • Improving Economic Outcomes for Refugees & Immigrants
    • Navjeet Bal, Managing Director and General Counsel, Social Finance
  • Paul Quin College's New Urban College Model
    • Michael Sorrell, President, Paul Quinn College
  • Ian Galloway, Director of the Center of Community Development Investments, The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (moderator)

12:25 - 1:30pm: Lunch

1:30 - 2:20pm: Designing Business Models Around Population Health

  • Sonal Shah, Executive Director, Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation at Georgetown University
  • Muthusamy Anandkumar, Vice President of Community Health Institute, Parkland Hospital
  • Vidya Ayyr, Director of Social Impact, Parkland Hospital
  • John Siburt, President & Chief Operating Officer, CitySquare

2:20 - 2:30pm: Closing Remarks

  • Antony Bugg-Levine, Chief Executive Officer, Nonprofit Finance Fund
  • David Erickson, Director of Community Development, The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco


Stay afterwards for the Places of Power Conference hosted by Paul Quinn College and Cornell University, followed by a free cocktail reception.