James Cutler

Senior Officer, Investments

James CutlerJames Cutler is a Senior Investment Officer at Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), where he is responsible for developing integrated capital strategies to deploy place-based and impact investments as part of the foundation's $9.8 billion portfolio.

Prior to joining SVCF, James worked in portfolio management, impact investing, personal finance and community development. In these roles, he lead projects to establish a small business incubator for refugees, build a microloan fund, provide no-cost financial services and access to capital in under-banked neighborhoods and advocate for safe and affordable housing.

James has a BA in Economics and a BA in Political Philosophy from Loyola University in Maryland, and received his MA in Economics from State University of NY at Buffalo. He has also earned a Certificate of Nonprofit Management from the Harvard Business School Club of Buffalo and a Certificate of Measuring Impact for Sustainability from the IIX Impact Institute.