Senior Associate Director, Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation
Will Colegrove is senior associate director of the Edwardson Social Entrepreneurship Program at Chicago Booth’s Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation. He is responsible for leading the Edwardson Social Entrepreneurship Program, including cultivating the pipeline for the John Edwardson, ’72, Social New Venture Challenge (SNVC) from across the university. He also leads programming on funding social impact, including impact investing experiential learning opportunities like the Steven Tarrson Impact Investment Fund, MIINT, Invest for Impact, and the Total Impact Portfolio Challenge. Prior to joining Booth, Colegrove was principal at Ekistic Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on companies making cities more efficient and equitable. Before that, he spent several years working in New York City government, including as budget director and senior technology advisor to the Manhattan borough president, and director of legislation and budget for a city council member.