Heron has had partnerships in Maine since our early days as a foundation. Now, we're reexamining Maine as a community in transition. Here are some of the inquiries we're chasing.
Senior Associate, Integrated Capitals
Nisha Prasad is a Senior Associate on the Integrated Capitals team at Heron. Prior to joining Heron, she worked in corporate finance at Intel Corporation, working closely with the manufacturing and supply chain departments. Nisha has also completed projects for Veris Wealth Partners, Nonprofit Finance Fund, and The Educational Foundation of America. Nisha co-founded Columbia Business School’s Impact Investing Initiative and served as Chief Investment Officer for Microlumbia, a student-run impact fund. Nisha received her BS in Finance from NYU Stern School of Business and her MBA from Columbia Business School, where she won the Nathan Gantcher Prize for Social Enterprise. She currently serves on the Young Professionals Board of Exhale to Inhale, a nonprofit focused on providing trauma-informed yoga to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.
Pension liabilities can be a detriment to community prosperity, while pension funds can be a source of power for workers. With those dynamics in mind, here are a few pension-related questions we’re asking this week.
We’re launching a new series called “Questions We’re Asking This Week” that catalogs some of the inquiries we’re chasing in order to help people and communities help themselves.
The latest move towards principled investments by insurance giant, Swiss Re, exemplifies ESG indices’ power to influence capital markets at scale.