Antoinette La Belle

Managing Director, Justness

Toni leads the Human Capital Management function internally for JUST Capital and provides guidance and expert input into our Human Capital research as part of our overall rankings and company evaluation. She also provides thought leadership and support to and on behalf of the organization externally to advance the mission and work of JUST Capital.

Most recently, Toni was Co-President of Growth Philanthropy Network; the Social Impact Exchange is its signature initiative that focuses on building a philanthropic capital marketplace and ecosystem to provide reliable funding to initiatives that can shift systems to achieve large scale impact on difficult social problems. She spent most of her career in the private sector as an executive working in the areas of organization development, strategic business and human capital strategies, and change management initiatives. She concluded her corporate career in 2007 as a Managing Director at Lehman Brothers to enter a doctoral program at Case Western Reserve University, Weatherhead School of Management and to continue her civic engagement endeavors. Her doctoral research was a comparison study of the professional and situational influences on nonprofit leaders’ effectiveness; articles based on her research have been featured by The Bridgespan Group and Board Source.

Her civic engagement focuses on initiatives and organizations that help “level the playing field” by working for social and economic justice and well-being for vulnerable populations. Among other volunteer work, she is a past board chair of The New York Women’s Foundation, past board member of the Taproot Foundation, The Viscardi Center, Just One Break and recently concluded her board service at the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York. She currently is on the board of Growth Philanthropy Network. In addition to her doctorate, she holds an MBA from Fordham University and a BS from Marymount College and is an arbitrator with FINRA.

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