Our Team

We utilize not just capital, but our staff, partners and resources to help our portfolio companies develop double bottom line practices that are uniquely appropriate and effective for their business.

Nancy Pfund
Founder and Managing Partner

As a pio­neer and lead­ing play­er in impact invest­ing, DBL has helped to reveal the pow­er of ven­ture cap­i­tal to pro­mote social change and envi­ron­men­tal improve­ment. Nan­cy writes and speaks …
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Ira Ehrenpreis
Founder and Managing Partner

Ira Ehren­preis is Founder and Man­ag­ing Part­ner of DBL Part­ners. Ira is a rec­og­nized leader in the ven­ture cap­i­tal indus­try, hav­ing served on the Board, Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee, and as Annu­al …
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Cynthia Ringo
Senior Partner

Cyn­thia Ringo is a Senior Part­ner of DBL Part­ners, and a Man­ag­ing Part­ner of a pri­or fund man­aged under DBL Investors. Ms. Ringo cur­rent­ly sits on the board of direc­tors …
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Mark Perutz
Partner

Mark Perutz is a Part­ner at DBL Part­ners. Pre­vi­ously he was an invest­ment pro­fes­sional at JPMor­gan help­ing to man­age the Bay Area Equi­ty Fund from 2003 through the spin-​​out of …
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Becky Cooper
Chief Financial Officer

Becky sup­ports DBL Part­ners fund admin­is­tra­tion and man­age­ment. In addi­tion to her role with DBL, she also con­sults for Stan­dish Man­age­ment as a Direc­tor, pro­vid­ing sim­i­lar ser­vices to oth­er ven­ture …
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Jake Harris
Associate

Jake Har­ris is an Asso­ciate at DBL Part­ners, which he joined in 2018. Pri­or to DBL, Jake was a Ven­ture Part­ner at Con­trary Cap­i­tal a decen­tral­ized uni­ver­si­­ty-focused ven­ture firm.  Pre­vi­ous­ly, …
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Vincent Caruso
Associate

Vin­nie Caru­so is an Asso­ciate at DBL Part­ners, which he joined in 2019. Pre­vi­ous­ly, Vin­nie was an envi­ron­men­tal strat­e­gy con­sul­tant at CEA Con­sult­ing, where he worked with foun­da­tions, devel­op­ment banks, …
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Mikal Lewis
Associate

Mikal Lewis is an Asso­ciate at DBL Part­ners, which he joined in 2021. Pri­or to DBL, Mikal worked as a strate­gic advi­sor and lead­er­ship fel­low to Gov­er­nor Ned Lam­ont of …
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Carol Wong
Chief Administrative Officer

Car­ol is the Chief Admin­is­tra­tive Offi­cer at DBL Part­ners. Pre­vi­ous­ly Car­ol was the Fund Man­ag­er for DBL Investors for the Bay Area Equi­ty Fund and DBL Equi­ty Fund, and before …
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