Colby is the Managing Director of Build Healthy Places Network where she oversees organizational strategy and growth, business operations, and program implementation. She brings more than a decade of experience spearheading global and national networks spanning the impact investing, community development finance, and philanthropy fields. Prior to joining the Network, Colby was a policy director at Pacific Community Ventures where she led a number of large-scale impact investing policy initiatives, including with the UK Cabinet Office and World Economic Forum among others. Before working with PCV, she was a program director at Capital Impact Partners, a national community development financial institution (CDFI), where she launched what is now the national Grounded Solutions Network for affordable homeownership.
Colby serves on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Prize National Advisory Group, the Best Babies Zone National Advisory Council, and the Northern California Community Loan Fund Board of Directors. She earned her Master of Public Policy at UC Berkeley and lives in San Francisco with her family.