Aner Ben-Ami

Founding Partner

Aner was a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group, where he worked with clients in the energy, water and transportation sectors.  He also served as an Intelligence Officer in the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces). 

Primary areas of interest include natural resource conservation, local community building, sustainable food/agriculture and international development.  Aner holds an MBA with honors from the Kellogg School of Management and a BA in Economics and History (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University. 

Aner is passionate about re-defining the role of business and finance, and believes investment capital can catalyze a transition to a more just and sustainable economic system. 

Laurika Harris-Kaye

Director of Operations

Laurika has spent the past 7 years working in operations and logistics management across multiple sectors, helping organizations to operate more efficiently, communicate more effectively, and increase their positive social impact. After graduating from Yale with a B.A. in Sociology, she began working in the film industry as an Assistant Director, Production Coordinator and Videographer. She previously served as Operations Manager at Good Eggs and as an Operations Consultant for numerous small businesses in the LA area. In January 2017 she earned her certificate in Social Enterprise Management and Impact Investing through the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

Laurika believes strongly that business can be a force for good and is passionate about supporting enterprises that are contributing to a more equitable world. She is proud Brooklyn native who enjoys living in Oakland.

Photo by Erica Kawamoto Hsu

Jasmine Rashid

Creative Director / Real Money Moves Campaign

Jasmine graduated this May from Swarthmore College with a B.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies. At Swarthmore, Jasmine spent her time working as a freelance writer, an associate for Arts, Media, & Culture at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of VISIBILITY Magazine — a publication dedicated to showcasing the creative work of traditionally marginalized voices.

Jasmine is a Congressman John Lewis Fellow through the Humanity in Action network, where she engages in issues around civil and human rights. She hopes to learn and grow into the world of social impact investing, with hopes for a truly inclusive economy. 

Morgan Simon

Founding Partner

Morgan  has close to two decades of experience making finance a tool for social justice. In that time she has influenced over $150B and is a regularly sought out expert on impact investing. Her first book, Real Impact: The New Economics of Social Change has been featured everywhere from Harvard Business School to the United Nations.

Prior to Candide Group she was the founding CEO of Toniic, a global impact investment network, and also founding ED of the Responsible Endowments Coalition, educating and organizing over 100 campuses across the country. In her volunteer capacity, she is a co-founder and board chair of Transform Finance, and is co-chair of ROC United, a non-profit worker center supporting over 25,000 restaurant workers nationwide. 

She received a B.A with High Honors in Economics and Political Science from Swarthmore College, and serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate Program at Middlebury College.