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Wednesday, January 24 • 10:50am - 11:30am
Pay For Success: A Practitioner's Story

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Session held in Libby Gardner Concert Hall.


The “Pay For Success: A Practitioner’s Story” is a panel comprised of the key project partners in Salt Lake County’s Pay for Success program launched at the end of 2015, which consisted of two social projects: (i) the Homes Not Jailsproject intended to help curb persistent homelessness, and (2) the REACH (Recovery, Engagement, Assessment, Career, and Housing) program intended to address jail recidivism.  As the nation’s first multi-platform Pay for Success platform, this partnership between government, private investors, social benefits providers and industry experts has served as a model for other evidence-based social programs across the country.  The partners on this panel will discuss lessons learned and provide insights on how to efficiently develop, fund and implement outcomes-driven social benefits programs.

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Flynn

Michelle Flynn

Associate Executive Director of Programs, The Road Home
avatar for John Grossman

John Grossman

Managing Director, Third Sector
John Grossman serves as Managing Director and General Counsel for Third Sector in its Bostonoffice. John joined Third Sector after completing the MIT Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation andGlobal Leadership. Prior to that, he spent over fifteen years working for the Commonwealth ofMassachusetts... Read More →
avatar for Sindhu Lakshmanan

Sindhu Lakshmanan

Senior Investment Associate, Living Cities
Sindhu Lakshmanan first joined Living Cities in June 2015 as a summer intern, and subsequently joined full-time in March 2016 as an Associate with the Capital Innovation team. Sindhu leads Living Cities’ Pay for Success work and works to source, underwrite and manage investments... Read More →
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Shawn McMillen

Executive Director, First Step House
Shawn began working within the field of substance abuse treatment services in 1987 at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI). While at UNI, he moved from serving as a counselor on the graveyard shift to the position of Primary Counselor on the Recovery Unit, and Program Manager... Read More →
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Caroline Ross

Senior Associate, Sorenson Impact
Caroline Ross works collaboratively with government and nonprofit partners to advance evidence-based practice and policymaking at the local, state, and national levels through tailored technical assistance. She is passionate about building local capacity and supporting jurisdictions... Read More →
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Layne Smith

Partner, Dorsey & Whitney
Layne’s corporate practice focuses on merger and acquisitions, financing transactions, license and services agreements, emerging companies, and general corporate work. He is co-chair of the Mergers & Acquisitions practice group.A significant amount of Layne’s experience involves... Read More →


Wednesday January 24, 2018 10:50am - 11:30am MST
Libby Gardner Hall