Our team shares a steadfast commitment to helping build a more economically just and inclusive society. They come from a variety of professional and cultural backgrounds, and are skilled at facilitation and coalition building. Our work teams are intentionally structured to foster interdisciplinary thinking and take advantage of this diversity of thought. Our research and consulting services are both rigorous and practical, and are grounded by our experience of working directly with the communities we serve.
Anne has spent 20 years in the public sector working in a wide range of areas including child welfare, hunger, welfare reform, workforce development, community development and higher education.
Director of Racial Equity and Strategy
Jhumpa is the Director of Racial Equity and Strategy at the Insight Center for Community Economic Development. In this role, Jhumpa is a key contributor to the thought leadership of the Insight Center, provides cross-program content support and strategic guidance, and leads the overall strategy of Insight’s racial equity work.
Chief Legal and Business Affairs Officer
Brad Caftel has been a lawyer on the staff of the Insight Center since 1976. Brad is responsible for ensuring that Insight’s internal operations comply with legal requirements, conform to best practices, and minimize exposure to adverse risk. He also directs the Insight Center’s community economic development focused legal assistance offerings for legal services programs, law schools, pro bono attorneys, and eligible nonprofit corporations.
Director of Administration and Executive Assistant
Marsha Caldwell joined the Insight Center in 1984 as an office manager/administrative assistant. Over the years has assumed a variety of responsibilities in response to the needs of the organization. In 1998, she took on the role of Executive Assistant to the President. She now serves as the Insight Center’s Director of Human Resources.
Workforce Strategy Officer
Jack Mills leads development of workforce strategy at the Insight Center for Community Economic Development. He has been at the Insight Center since 2005 and brings experience from senior positions in consulting, nonprofit organizations, and government.
Senior Program Consultant Team
Akilah Watkins-Butler has spent the bulk of her professional career improving the conditions of “at-risk” children and communities. Akilah co-founded I AM Corporation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping low achieving youth self-actualize.
Anika is a consultant with the Insight Center and supports the organization’s work by providing strategic guidance, expertise on shifting public will and cultivating partnerships to uplift the work and research on economic security and the Generations Ahead initiative.
Jahmil Lacey is the Director of TrapMedicine, a public health initiative designed to address health disparities among Black men and boys leveraging the cultural capital of barbershops.
Vishnu Sridharan, J.D., has worked on international and domestic anti-poverty platforms for the past decade. He was involved in direct service as the director of an economic justice program for working youth and young adults throughout the Bay Area.
Fiscal, Communications and Development Consultant Team
Loy Mulyagonja, CPA, is a Supervising Consultant at FMA and serves as a senior finance consultant to the Insight Center. Loy provides outsourcing services in an array of service areas, from daily accounting and bookkeeping to fiscal staff supervision and training, back-office accounting support, government and private grants management, and monitoring and compliance.
Erin Fogg has more than a decade of experience working with nonprofits, foundations, government agencies, political candidates and elected officials. Erin is the Founder and Principal of Spoke Consulting, a full-service strategic communications firm dedicated exclusively to serving nonprofits and social entrepreneurs.
Senior Development Consultant
Elisabeth S. Roth has 20+ years of experience working in senior positions at leading non-profits. She launched ESR & Associates, a boutique-consulting firm in 2014 to provide strategy, partnership development, fundraising and communications services to social impact organizations.