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Jeff Cherry

Advisor Baltimore, Maryland Area, US

Founder And Executive Director, Conscious Venture Lab / Conscious Venture Fund and CEO / Managing Partner, The Porter Group, LLC.

Founder And Executive Director, Conscious Venture Lab / Conscious Venture Fund and CEO / Managing Partner, The Porter Group, LLC.

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Involved In

Founder

Conscious Venture Lab

Advisor

Cornerstone Capital Inc.
Shea Radiance
Going Green Today
Spend Consciously
Hungry Harvest
Coderloan
Self Spark
Shenami

Positions

Founder And Executive Director Conscious Venture Lab July 2013 - present
CEO / Managing Partner The Porter Group, LLC 2011 - present
Member, Global Advisory Council Cornerstone Capital Inc. January 2015 - present
Managing Partner Conscious Venture Fund February 2015 - present
Founding Partner Concinnity Advisors, LP August 2011 - December 2011
Managing Partner The Concinnity Group March 2007 - October 2011
Senior Research Analyst Diamondback Advisors NY November 2008 - August 2011
Consultant OPX 2006 - 2008
CEO LLD, Inc. April 1986 - October 2006

Education

The Catholic University of America Architecture 1978 - 1982
Stanford University Executive Program for Growing Businesses.

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Venture capital
  • • Fund Management
Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Events
  • • Financial Services
  • • Green
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Content

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Entrepreneurship • Management consulting • Startups • Strategy

Key Accomplishments

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Rhoden Monrose
They're my friends  •  Founder, CariCorps, Inc.. Previously Trading Associate – Interest Rate Swaps, Citigroup Global Markets Inc..
Jeff has extensive experience as a designer, CEO, educator, consultant and investor. Jeff brings these divergent experiences together in ord ... er to help companies develop more conscious, purpose driven business models.
Micheal Martin
We worked together  •  Senior Program Director, Spark and CEO, CoderLoan.
Jeff has been strategic in the development of my startup, and others within his network. He has demonstrated expertise in team dynamics, bus ... iness model development, creation of strategic partnerships, and assistance in navigating around the common pit falls of startups. He is must-have of every advisory board.
Funlayo Alabi
We worked together  •  CEO and Co-founder, Shea Radiance and Co-founder, Agricultural Initiative for Women in Africa.
He thinks and negotiates outside the box with a focus on bringing value to all players. Having Jeff as an advisor will provide a non traditi ... onal and forward thinking option of building a business that beautifuly balances profit with honoring all stakeholders
Michelle May
We worked together  •  Founder & CEO, Shenami. Previously Founder, Womin Media. Penn State grad.
I was honored to be selected into the Conscious Venture Accelerator Program February 2014 and have been working with Jeff as an adviser sinc ... e. For entrepreneurs interested in making a difference, earning money, developing their leadership skills and creating win-win relationships, Jeff is a great person to have on your team. He offers me perspective with honesty and from experience. Jeff is committed to both my success and Shenami, my company - he has been supportive of me throughout the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. His guidance has been instrumental for me in creating a viable product, sustainable model and the framework for a company of people that consciously consider all stakeholders when making decisions and actively operating. I am proud to call Jeff a friend and thankful he is a part of my business.
James Norris
We worked together  •  Advisory Board Member, 80,000 Hours and Organizer, Singapore Futurists. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Jeff leads with head and heart to help those around him step up to their highest potential. His expertise in conscious business and impact i ... nvesting is invaluable to social entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses. And his willingness to hit the pavement with you is remarkable. He's willing to put his money where his mouth is and make things happen.
Evan Lutz
We worked together  •  CEO & Founder, Hungry Harvest. Previously Earned Income Coordinator, Food Recovery Network.
Jeff is one of the leading thinkers of Conscious Capitalism today. His experience with finance, management, and business development, plus h ... is vast personal network help him take whoever he mentors very far.
Matthew Colbert
We worked together  •  Founder and CEO, Spend Consciously. Previously Principal, Ten Mile Square.
Jeff is deeply committed to helping support the development of companies that are premised on proving that a double or triple bottom line ap ... proach to business works.
Jeff Nosanov
We worked together  •  Proposal Manager / 2014 NIAC Fellow, JPL (NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and 2012 NIAC (NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts) Fellow, NASA.
I met Jeff several times over the past year. He was always interested in hearing new ideas and giving constructive feedback. I hope to work ... with him more formally in the future.

Rhoden Monrose
They're my friends  •  Founder, CariCorps, Inc.. Previously Trading Associate – Interest Rate Swaps, Citigroup Global Markets Inc..
Rhoden reached out to me via some shared relationships and I have been incredibly impressed with his drive, persistence, attitude and intell ... igence since we met. Having him be a part of this group is "no-brainer" as they say.

Reid Hoffman
Member, Board of Directors, Wrapp and Member, Board of Directors, Edmodo. Stanford grad.
Obviously an unbelievable entrepreneur but also one of the nicest guys in the business. Although we see each other rarely I'm honored to cal ... l him a friend. Thanks to Auren Hoffman and his Dialogue event for bringing us together.

Jeff Nosanov
Proposal Manager / 2014 NIAC Fellow, JPL (NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and 2012 NIAC (NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts) Fellow, NASA.
Jeff is a very thoughtful entrepreneur and well studied. I'm looking forward to seeing what great things he creates for society!

MacLain Christie
They're my investor  •  Co-founder at Inqwire.
MacLain is so incredibly focused and well rounded and passionate and driven ... and I could go on and on. He is one of the primary reasons w ... e invested in SelfSpark and we know they will be a success because of his contribution.

Valerie Gaydos
We worked together  •  President & CEO, Capital Growth, Inc..
Valerie is one of the most driven and intelligent people I know. She has a great intuition for entrepreneurial ideas and is a very organized ... executive. Traits that you don't often find in such measure in the same person.

Anika Horn
Chief Social Venturer, Social Venturers.
Anika is really dedicated to social entrepreneurship and one of the hardest working advocates I know. She's studied and thorough and one of ... our go to advisors.