Eric Esteves is a philanthropist, educator, artist, community advocate and technologist. Most recently, he was the Director of the Social Innovation Fund at The Boston Foundation, where he oversaw the expansion of the Success Boston transition coaching intervention and managed a portfolio of investments in the college access/success space. Previously, Eric was an educational technology expert in both K-12 and higher education. Typically nonchalant, he gets excited about the usual things; trivia, hip-hop, kayaking, genealogy, politics, social justice, photography, poetry, sweet potato pie and to-do lists.
Eric serves on BII’s Grants Advisory Council.
Pablo Limon has served previously as BII’s investment Director and now serves part-time as Portfolio Advisor. He has an MBA in entrepreneurship from Babson College and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Universidad Panamericana in Mexico. He brings more than eight years of experience in the finance and consulting industries. He previously worked for Itaú, the largest Latin American bank, and EY. He has specialized in mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and cross-border transactions. Pablo is convinced that the way investors measure returns needs to be revolutionized to incorporate social impact into the formula. He is interested in fintech, startup ecosystems, and innovation.
Pablo is Portfolio Advisor for BII Fund.
Originally from Los Angeles, Mike Leyba is an activist, communicator and futurist living in Boston. Mike became an activist during the Campaign Against Prop 8 in California, a ballot initiative that would have banned same-sex marriage. He has managed multiple political campaigns for State Representative. Mike is currently Communications Director for United for a Fair Economy, a national nonprofit highlighting racial and gender inequality in the United States.
He’s the author of several publications, including State of the Dream 2017: Mourning in America, State of the Dream 2016: #BlackLivesMatter and the Economy and State of the Dream 2015: Underbanked and Overcharged, among others.
Mike is the BII Fund Board representative from City Life / Vida Urbana.