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Chris Maxwell

Chris Maxwell

As Director of Finance, Chris serves on the leadership team and oversees all financial management, budgeting, long-range planning and forecasting, financial analysis, and internal control systems for Net Impact, helping to ensure the organization has the financial resources it needs to thrive and fulfill its mission. Chris brings more than a decade of experience in nonprofit administration and financial management, most recently with the California Housing Partnership, where she led a range of functions spanning finance, business operations, human resources, and strategy.

A former Net Impact Chapter President, Chris is a long-time champion of the organization and is thrilled to reconnect with Net Impact’s mission and community. Chris holds a B.A. in Journalism from Boston University, an MBA, and an MPA from the University of Washington. She lives in the East Bay with her husband and two young children.

When I need to relax, I: throw pots (on a wheel, not through the air)

The best advice I ever got was: “Everything is figureoutable.” Also, “Strive for progress, not perfection”

The last song I listened to was: “Certainty” by Big Thief

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