Renata Hron Gomez joins as IC’s Director of Entrepreneur Programs. She comes to us from The Hitachi Foundation where she spent two decades in varying programmatic roles, most recently running the Entrepreneurship @ Work program. At IC, Renata will focus on enhancing the success of entrepreneurs engaging with our network and ensuring that good job creation becomes an inherent element of early stage impact entrepreneurship and investing. This includes increasing our entrepreneur resources, the development of the #FundedByIC community of entrepreneurs, and informing our investor education. She holds a BA and MA in International Relations from Syracuse University and a MA in International Communication and International Law from American University. Renata is based out of Santa Rosa, CA where she lives with her husband, 13-year-old daughter, and dog. Renata may be reached here.
Shantí Holloway joins as IC’s Operations Associate. She comes to us with over 15 years of experience in the insurance and financial services industry, bringing particular expertise in client services, operations, and marketing. At IC, Shantí manages IC’s infrastructure, data and CRM systems, and provides administrative and marketing support for the Executive Director and team. A Florida native, Shantí received her undergraduate degree from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC-Chapel Hill and holds an M.B.A. and Masters in Information Sciences from North Carolina Central University. Shanti lives in Durham, NC with her husband and daughter. Shantí may be reached here.