Executive Director, Pacific Community Ventures
Beth Sirull became the Executive Director of Pacific Community Ventures in 2009. Previously, Beth was the founding Director of Insight, PCV's research and analysis practice that increases the flow of capital to lower income communities, by providing knowledge to investors and policymakers to enable them to successfully deploy capital in these areas. As Director of InSight, Beth was responsible for developing and managing consulting relationships, providing social return on investment research and analytical services to external institutional investors. Prior to joining PCV, Beth spent over fifteen years consulting in market research and strategy, working with such clients as AT&;T, Morgan Stanley/Dean Witter, and Deloitte and Touche. In the past several years, her work has focused increasingly on corporate social responsibility and socially responsible investing. Beth is the author of Creating Your Life Collage: Strategies for Solving the Work/Life Dilemma (©Three Rivers Press, Random House 2000) and has written and spoken extensively on work/life issues. She has held academic appointments in marketing and management at Depaul University and Dominican University.
Over the past fifteen years, Beth has also been involved as a volunteer in a number of nonprofit organizations, including serving as Board Chair for the Jewish Community Center of the East Bay. Beth earned a B.A in political science at Brandeis University, an MBA at Boston University and a Masters of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.