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.
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.
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.
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.
Chief Workforce Strategy Officer and Director of the National Network of Sector Partners
Jack Mills leads development of workforce strategy at the Insight Center for Community Economic Development and directs the National Network of Sector Partners (NNSP), an Insight Center initiative. He has been at the Insight Center since 2005 and brings experience from senior positions in consulting, nonprofit organizations, and government.
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.
Associate Director of Workforce Innovation and the National Network of Sector Partners
Jim Torrens brings more than a decade of experience in coalition-building, community-based education and workforce training to his work with the Insight Center, where he focuses primarily on workforce development projects and on advancing the goals of the National Network of Sector Partners (NNSP), a nationwide membership organization dedicated to promoting and increasing support for sector initiatives.
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.
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.