Keeping those we serve at the forefront of the conversation.
Chief Program Officer Carrie McKellogg is responsible for implementing REDF’s strategic plan to significantly grow and support the social enterprise sector to employ 50,000 people nationwide by 2020. Carrie works closely with staff and stakeholders of the organization to expand REDF’s funding and business advisory services nationwide, design place-based strategies to grow and sustain social enterprise, and develop REDF’s new impact lending practice.
After fifteen years in international policy and development, Carrie came to REDF because of its clear mission focus and unique, market-based approach to supporting enterprises that create jobs for those who need them most. Inspired by core values that promote good communication and inclusion, she’s committed to using innovation to achieve REDF’s goals and ensure it remains a leader in the field. A graduate of UC Berkeley with a BA in Political Science and Portuguese and Spanish Literature, Carrie also has an MA in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. An avid traveler, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and playing the piano.