Brian Weinberg is an experienced operator (for companies $500k – $5 million in revenue) and investor (about $100 million in debt/equity deals) with a decade plus history working in philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, and impact investing. For the last 5 years, he has deep dived into all things regeneration (economics, agriculture, culture, finance, human development) as a consultant and advisor with several recognizable leaders and organizations in the regenerative movement.
Sarah Shipley is an award-winning consultant with a love for all things civic. In 2008, she left K Street for KC and has not looked back. With over 20 years of experience in marketing, communications and public relations, she finds product market fits for a number of high-profile clients and leads marketing strategy and outreach efforts on many education and infrastructure projects. A lifelong learner, she has earned degrees from Bradley University (BS), the University of Oklahoma (MA), and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. In 2017 she was named a Top Connector in KC by the Kauffman Foundation and is Chairwoman of the Kansas City Startup Foundation. She received the Kansas City Ambassador Award from Washington University in St. Louis. From designing charrettes to crisis communications strategies, her nimble teams create meaningful and measurable campaigns that have an impact on the client and the community.
The Foundation for Regeneration is fiscally sponsored by The Giving Back Fund (“GBF”).