James Everett is a Managing Partner with the Ecosystem Integrity Fund, where he authored the fund strategy; leads research, due diligence, and strategy development; and serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee. He has been focused on environmental sustainability for 30 years, which has cultivated a sophisticated understanding of sustainability problems and strong pattern recognition with respect to workable solutions in green business. James is committed to the integration of economic and ecological sustainability, believing that green ideas have increased potential for scale and impact when they are directed toward practical solutions of business problems.
Devin Whatley is a Managing Partner at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund, where he leads deal structuring, negotiations, and fund operations; assists with the fund strategy; and works closely with the portfolio companies. He has been dedicated to environmental sustainability for more than 20 years and in particular the application of sustainability in technology and commerce. He believes that demonstrating business success in sustainability is not only possible, but also required in order to accelerate the shift to a sustainable existence.
Geoffrey Eisenberg is a Partner at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund and has been a member of the EIF investment team since its inception. Geoff leads fundraising and investor relations for the firm. His responsibilities also include investment deal sourcing, sector research, and strategy development. Geoff also works directly with EIF’s portfolio companies on strategy, capital raising, and business development. He serves as a board observer for T-Rex, Complete Solar, EV Connect, Flying Embers, and Clean Fund.
Sasha Brown is a Partner at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund. Her responsibilities include investment due diligence, strategy development, process management, deal sourcing, and portfolio company support. She assists with system and sector analysis, firm operations, and financial structuring. Sasha serves as a board director at Upflex, Opti, and T-REX, and is an observer on the board of Bluon.
Lisa Bauer is an Associate at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund. Her responsibilities include investment due diligence, sector research, and deal sourcing. She has ten years of global experience at the field, policy, and academic levels in managing impact-driven projects and empowering communities and leaders. Prior to joining EIF, Lisa managed programs related to social entrepreneurship at the Blum Center for Developing Economies at UC Berkeley.
Brandon Blaesser is an Associate at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund. His responsibilities include sector research, pipeline development and tracking, investment due diligence, and portfolio company support. Before EIF, Brandon was an Associate at Kearney, a global management consulting firm. At Kearney, Brandon worked with a range of clients to address growth, supply chain, and cost optimization problems.
Andrea Gaitan is an Investor Relations Manager at the Ecosystem Integrity Fund. Her responsibilities include investor relations support, communications, fundraising and marketing activities for the firm. Prior to joining EIF, Andrea spent over four years at Marlin Equity Partners where she focused on investor relations and marketing efforts.