Aner-Ben Ami

Aner was a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group, where he worked with clients in the energy, water and transportation sectors. Aner is an experienced management consultant, with 5+ years of experience developing growth and business development strategies for industry leaders in the water, energy and transportation sectors. 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.

Wes Selke

Wes is Founding Director of Hub Ventures, a startup accelerator for entrepreneurs building a better world.

Hub Ventures provides seed funding, mentorship, collaborative workspace, and investor connections to startups building scalable technology solutions to improve livelihoods and reduce resource consumption. Wes is also the Investment Manager for Good Capital’s Social Enterprise Expansion Fund, where he leads deal sourcing, due diligence, transaction execution, and engagement for a portfolio of growth-stage companies focused on education and sustainable supply chains. He is actively engaged with the portfolio as Chairman of the Board for Alter Eco and as Board Observer for Better World Books and Adina for Life. Prior to Good Capital, Wes spent two years as an Equity Research Associate at William Blair & Company covering the Digital Media Sector, and four years with Ernst & Young Corporate Finance where he advised privately held companies on mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring transactions. He earned an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and a BBA from the University of Michigan. Wes is an active member of Christ Church East Bay, where he serves as a parish leader and director of the financial advisory board. He lives in Oakland, CA with his wife and two young kids and enjoys cycling in the East Bay hills and Sunday trips to the local farmers market.

Dave Graham

I joined because Toniic members are truly active investors that bring a whole host of investment experience, insight and investments opportunities that are unique and very valuable.

Dave Graham is a founding partner at Greenstart, a digital cleantech focused design studio and accelerator and hs been starting, building, and investing in technology startups for more than a decade as Managing Partner at ArizonaBay Technology Ventures. Previously, Dave co-founded consumer Internet startup OpenAuto in 1999. Dave believes in lean startups, the Customer Development model, and that too much capital too soon can be fatal for new ventures – a perspective he brings as board member at CloudSponge, TrustMe, and UberGateway. Dave is a featured speaker at conferences such as Opportunity Green, Global Clean Energy Congress and Net Impact, and is an expert applicant reviewer for the Department of Energy’s Sunshot Incubator Program. He holds a BA from UCLA and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and Columbia Business School.

Harold Rosen

The Grassroots Business Fund (GBF) is a member of Toniic because it is an action-oriented community of experienced investors, many of whom share our belief that businesses with operations in emerging markets have the potential to drive economic development and improve local standards of living.

Harold Rosen is GBF’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In May 2004, Harold founded IFC’s Grassroots Business Initiative (GBI), which he managed until 2008, when it was restructured and spun off to become the Grassroots Business Fund (GBF).

Prior to his work with GBI and GBF, Harold worked at with the World Bank Group for over 30 years. He served as an investment officer in IFC’s Latin America and Africa Departments; as manager for IFC Financial Planning and Policy; as a member of the task force that started the World Bank Group operations in the former Soviet Union; as manager of IFC’s Asia Department; and as director of IFC’s Central and Southern European Department. He has both funded and managed large IFC investment portfolios and has played a major role in starting IFC’s microfinance and SME activities; this included the creation and management of the Mekong, South Asia and Southeast Europe Small Enterprise Facilities. Harold has helped IFC move into a number of new approaches, geographic markets, products and services. In March 2000, Harold created and served as director of the Small and Medium Enterprise department, a joint IFC/World Bank department. He worked with this group until creating GBI in 2004.

Harold joined the World Bank Group in 1978 through the Young Professionals Program. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in regional science from the University of Pennsylvania.

Taryn Goodman

I am a member of Toniic because I believe that creating a positive impact through investing needs to be a community effort.

Taryn Goodman is the Director of Impact Investing at RSF Social Finance, a nonprofit financial institution offering investing, lending, and giving services that support social and spiritual renewal. Inspired by the work of Rudolf Steiner, RSF has made over $200 million in loans and over $90 million in grants since 1984 to social enterprises in the areas of Food & Agriculture, Education & the Arts, and Ecological Stewardship.

At RSF, Taryn manages the $40 million Donor Advised Fund Impact Investing Portfolios as well as the Program Related Investing Fund focused in food & agriculture. She also serves as a moderator for the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders’ Finance & Investing for Social Change Group, has spoken at many industry conferences and has served as an MBA lecturer at Cornell University’s Johnson School of Business.

Taryn first became involved with impact investing as an MBA candidate at the Johnson School where she helped launch BR MicroCapital, the first MBA student managed micro-finance fund providing business and financial support to Tompkins County, NY.

Taryn was a recipient of a Park Fellowship for leadership and service. She has traveled extensively and lived abroad in both Europe and Africa.