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Ashley Barard

Ashley came to Tuck with a passion for pursuing a career-focused in sustainable impact. Before attending Tuck, Ashley spent one year as an Operations Manager for Amazon's "Last Mile" warehouses. Before working at Amazon, Ashley practiced Petroleum Engineering for five years, working and managing teams in many areas, including Field Operations and Business Development. While at Tuck, Ashley is a Fellow for the Center of Business, Government and Society; a Co-Chair for the Southern Appreciation Society; and a Fellow for the Alumni Ventures Group - Green D Ventures, a fund focused on investing in start-ups with an affiliation to Dartmouth. In her free time, Ashley enjoys trying out new things (including food and sports), traveling, all-things Issa Rae, and listening to her favorite podcast, "Business Wars." Ashley is a native Texan, born and raised.

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Lulu Carter

Having grown up in New Hampshire and earning a BA in history from Dartmouth, Lulu returns to Hanover from New Orleans, where she spent three years as a consultant with for Trepwise, a growth and innovation firm. While at Trepwise, Lulu led project teams supporting small businesses, non-profit organizations, and public agencies in identifying, planning against, and achieving their growth goals. In her first year at Tuck, Lulu completed projects with the Maine Venture Fund and Under Armour. This summer, Lulu interned with Major League Baseball's Strategy & Development Team. In addition to taking on a Director role with TSVF, as a second-year Lulu has also been named a Fellow with the Center for Business, Government & Society, a co-chair of the Tuck Athletic Club, and serves as Quality of Life Chair for the Student Board.

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Perri Chilton

Perri is passionate about innovative technology democratizing access to historically exclusive institutions. Prior to Tuck, Perri worked in talent at both Andreessen Horowitz and Uber. In addition to being a Director of the Tuck Social Venture Fund, Perri is a Venture Fellow with the Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital. During her first year at Tuck, she interned with the non-profit All Raise on their Board Xcelerate program, diversifying the boards of tech companies. Perri spent the summer working on the investing team at Primary Venture Partners in NYC. In her spare time, Perri enjoys wandering around farmer's markets, spending as much time as possible outside, and is an avid reader. Perri holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Santa Clara University.

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Barbara Demidchuk

Barbara is originally from Argentina and grew up in Mexico. She holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Systems Engineering from the Tecnológico de Monterrey. Prior to business school, she spent three years working at a local management consulting firm, before founding an environmental start-up focused on community education and raising environmental awareness. Barbara is passionate about sustainable finance, venture capital and impact investing. At Tuck, she is a fellow at the Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital, and is a Co-chair of the Latin American and Iberian Club, Tuck Sustains, and the newly founded Impact Capital Club. She is also leading the design and implementation of Tuck´s first Carbon Offsetting Program. In her free time, she enjoys discovering new cuisines, reading Latin American fiction, working out and watching documentaries.

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Jillian Di Filippo

Jillian comes to Tuck with a passion for building consumer businesses that advance sustainability and diversity. At Tuck, Jillian leads the Entrepreneurship and Food and Agriculture clubs. She also is an Investor Fellow with Amplifyher Ventures, an early-stage venture firm based in NYC that invests in female-founded companies. Prior to business school, Jillian spent three years at PepsiCo, where she shaped Venturing and M&A strategy for the company’s hyper-growth eCommerce business and helped to build the company’s emerging brand incubator, The HIVE. Prior to working at PepsiCo, Jillian spent two years in management consulting, where she focused on consumer and retail clients. A New Jersey native, Jillian spends much of her free time down the shore with her family. In her free time, she’s a passionate home cook, certified yoga teacher and ever-improving skiier. Jillian holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Abigail Gary

Abigail is a dual degree master's student pursuing her MBA at the Dartmouth Tuck School of Business and her Master in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. At Tuck, she is not only a Director of TSVF, but also of the Tuck ESG Fund. In addition, she is a Fellow with the Center for Business, Government & Society and a co-chair of the Impact Capital Club.. In 2014, she received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and International Studies from Northwestern University. Abigail was awarded a Fulbright grant where she facilitated Public-Private Partnerships in Peru. Moving to Chile, she designed and implemented corporate social responsibility programs. Abigail grew up in Portland and loves biking, hiking, and Oregon Pinot Noir.

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Eva Greene

Eva is a dual degree MBA/MA student at Tuck and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She is passionate about finding alternative and innovative solutions to the climate challenges faced today, particularly in emerging economies. At Tuck, she is a Fellow at the Revers Center for Energy alongside serving as a Director for TSVF. Prior to graduate school, she worked at Whirlpool Corporation in government and public affairs, with a focus on sustainability and energy policy. Before that, she spent some time working with the US Agency for International Development in Bangkok, Thailand. This past summer she interned at Maine Venture Fund in Portland where she worked directly with MVF portfolio company Atlantic Sea Farms. In her free time, she enjoys swimming in the Connecticut River, backcountry skiing, painting, and cooking. Eva is originally from Virginia and holds a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Katie Shultz

Katie is a dual degree MBA/MPA student at Tuck and the Harvard Kennedy School. While at HKS, she co-authored the City Leader Guide on Equitable Economic Development with the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, and worked to support more equitable public service delivery with state and city leaders. Prior to graduate school, Katie served as Director of Impact Hub Boston, a social entrepreneurship center and civic innovation lab in Boston, Massachusetts, supporting startups developing businesses in service of people and the planet. Katie also worked for non-profit organizations focused on issues of economic opportunity, sustainable agriculture, and watershed protection in New York City, South Sudan, and Alabama. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Poverty Studies, and Environmental Studies from Furman University.

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Morgan Thompson

Prior to Tuck, Morgan worked at the University of California, San Francisco Foundation Investment Company managing and investing its endowment. Prior to UCSF, she was an investment associate at Cambridge Associates advising institutional endowment and foundation investors. At Tuck, Morgan is a Fellow with the Center for Private Equity and Venture Capital. Morgan spent the summer working on the Scaled Analytics team at Nike. A California native, Morgan loves hiking, canoeing, and spending time with her golden retrievers. Morgan holds her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Psychology from Washington and Lee University.

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Advisors

Hannah Payson

Hannah Payson is the associate director for the Center for Business, Government & Society at Tuck, where she works across all Center programs in collaboration with many internal and external partners. Hannah has extensive experience in corporate responsibility and community engagement.

For 10 years, Hannah worked at Lloyd’s of London in the U.K. managing its award-winning Community Programme and expanding its corporate social responsibility efforts with a focus on environmental sustainability, ethics and values, diversity, and global reach. Prior to that, she worked for an education-focused nonprofit and in community investing for a German investment bank.

Hannah moved to the Upper Valley in 2014 with her husband and two boys. An avid horseback rider, she can also be found volunteering at High Horses, a therapeutic riding program in Sharon, where she serves on the board of directors.

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Daniella Reichstetter T’07

Daniella Reichstetter is the Executive Director at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Tuck School of Business. She joins Tuck with 15 years of experience running various divisions of early stage consumer companies. She was the founder and CEO of Gyrobike (a Thayer technology), an early hire at Method, Jetboil and Belcampo, and an early stage business consultant. Prior to entrepreneurship, she was an investment banker. She is on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market and Blackbird Guitar. Daniella graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a BS in Spanish and Business. She received her MBA from Tuck, where she was the recipient of the Arnold F. Adams, Jr. award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship.

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​Curtis R. Welling D'71, T'77

Curtis R. Welling D'71, T'77 is a clinical professor of business who teaches courses at the intersection on business, society and government. Prior to Tuck Professor Welling served as the president and chief executive officer of AmeriCares for 11 years, guiding the organization in delivering $9 billion in medicines and supplies around the world. Prior to AmeriCares Professor Welling worked in the investment banking and securities industries for 25 years.

Professor Welling teaches classes on Impact Investing, Social Entrepreneurship, Business and Society.


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