Deb Nelson

Deb guides RSF’s field building activities, client engagement programs and strategic partnerships. Prior to RSF, Deb was executive director of Social Venture Network (SVN), a community of mission-driven entrepreneurs and investors. Before leading SVN, Deb worked for Working Assets/CREDO Mobile, and American Express. She also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon. Deb has a BA in English and an MBA from Northwestern University. When she’s not at RSF, she enjoys exploring the Bay Area with her sons and serving as mentor-in-residence at Presidio Graduate School.