Fran Seegull is Managing Director of Investments at ImpactAssets—a non-profit investment company that provides an impact investment asset management platform for investors and donor advisors seeking a blend of positive social and environmental outcomes, financial return and risk management.
Previously, Seegull was Managing Director and COO of Funk Ventures, an early-stage venture capital and acceleration firm investing in clean technology, sustainable living, health & wellness and medical technologies.
Seegull has consulted to a range of purpose-driven companies including National Geographic, NPR West and many family foundations. She also served as VP of Business Development at Novica United, a venture-backed social enterprise that retails and wholesales home décor products made by artisans in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Seegull has a BS in economics from Barnard/Columbia and an MBA from Harvard. Seegull serves on the board of the Barbara Lee Family Foundation. She is Senior Advisor to the Social Financial Innovation group at Ashoka and Senior Fellow at the Society & Business Lab at USC’s Marshall School of Business.