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
Managing Partner

Nan­cy E. Pfund is Founder and Man­ag­ing Part­ner of DBL Part­ners, a ven­ture cap­i­tal firm whose goal is to com­bine top-tier finan­cial returns with mean­ing­ful social, envi­ron­men­tal and eco­nom­ic returns …
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Ira Ehrenpreis
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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Lisa Hagerman
Director of Programs

Lisa is the Direc­tor of Pro­grams at DBL Part­ners. Pre­vi­ous­ly Lisa was Direc­tor of Pro­grams at DBL Investors, which she joined in 2011. Lisa is lead­ing the strat­e­gy and imple­men­ta­tion …
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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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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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