Mr. Milton Speid
Community Manager, The ImPact
Milton is an expert social impact advisor. Currently, he supports members of The ImPact, a group of visionary families committed to aligning their assets with their values, in achieving their impact investing goals. Prior, he was responsible for executing the ”Beyond the Bay” and Eastern Region strategies that seek to reinforce Silicon Valley Community Foundation’s role as global social enterprise and the premier philanthropic partner for charitably minded individuals and corporations. He has also held senior roles at Epic Foundation, TED Talks, and Bank of America Charitable Foundation.
At Epic, he worked closely with the founder and CEO to grow its network of charitable minded entrepreneurs in North America. While at TED, Milton helped fortune 500 companies share their best ideas with the world. During his first tenure at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, he advised companies on their philanthropic strategies including SAP, Dolby, SanDisk, LinkedIn, Texas Instrument, Stub Hub, and Intuit to name a few. At Bank of America Charitable Foundation, he was responsible for crafting and executing the community and employee engagement strategy for the San Francisco Bay Area.
As the son of Jamaican immigrants, Milton has a personal commitment to poverty alleviation and developing partnerships that maximize resources and achieve greater impact.
Milton holds a Psychology Degree from The University of Hartford where he captained the Men’s Soccer Team. He’s been a key note speaker at many events such as the International Olympic Committee International Woman’s Day Celebration. He sits on the Boards of several nonprofit organizations including, The Philanthropy Workshop, The International Center for Research on Women, We are Family Foundation, Equality League, and SEEDs of Africa. He’s also on the New York Committee for the Human Rights Watch. In 2018, Milton was selected as University of Hartford College of Arts and Sciences Alumni of the Year and was inducted into his High School Hall of Fame.
He currently lives in Hyannis, MA where most Saturday mornings, you can find him playing or watching soccer.