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Rebecca Foster

Office Of Mayor Edwin Lee San Francisco
Dir of Social Impact Investment
Rebecca is the Director of Social Impact Investment in the Office of Mayor Lee in San Francisco, where she recently spent a year as a Fuse Corps Executive Fellow as a Senior Advisor to the Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation. She is leading the City’s exploration of pay for success and social impact finance and building capital tools to address the City’s workforce housing shortage. She previously was a Vice President in Public Sector & Infrastructure investment banking at Goldman Sachs in NYC and San Francisco. Prior to Goldman, Rebecca worked in urban development at HR&A Advisors, the White House Office of Management & Budget, and as a whitewater river guide. She received her BA from Brown and her MBA from Stanford. Rebecca is a board member of the Mission Preparatory School, a K-8 charter school, and ARTA, a whitewater rafting organization. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two boys.