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Rich Leimsider

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Rich leads Echoing Green’s efforts to identify promising social entrepreneurs and support them throughout their careers. Prior to Echoing Green, Rich was the Director of the Aspen Institute’s Center for Business Education where he helped hundreds of MBA programs around the world better integrate social and environmental issues. He has also worked with Habitat for Humanity, City Year, Teach For America, and served as a New York City Urban Fellow. Rich is a graduate of NYC public schools, Williams College, Harvard Business School, and made it most of the way through an MSW at the University of Texas. He is also a two-time (unsuccessful!) applicant for an Echoing Green Fellowship. When he’s not reading through ten thousand pages of Fellowship applications you can find him at a park in Brooklyn with his wife Hannah and children Frank and Josie.