Joe Dougherty is a senior partner at Dalberg Advisors, where he formerly served as Managing Director of the Americas as well as acting Global Managing Partner, as well as a member of the professional faculty at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, where he teaches courses on Leading Nonprofit Organizations and Social Entrepreneurship. Joe has been a trusted advisor to foundations, corporations, and government agencies for twenty-five years and has worked in more than thirty countries. His clients have included the Bill & Melinda Gates, Rockefeller, Ford, MacArthur, and Skoll Foundations, the Barbara Bush Foundation and the Office of First Lady Michelle Obama, Visa Inc., Google, Facebook, Intel, and Bank of the West, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYC EDC), along with the City of San Jose, the City of San Francisco’s Department on the Status of Women and its Human Rights Commission, and the City of Richmond, CA and the Richmond Rapid Response Fund and Crisis Support Services of Alameda County.
Previously, Joe served as Managing Director of the Economic Development Practice at Deloitte Emerging Markets and, before that, as A.T. Kearney’s first Country Manager for Thailand. He has also worked for Citibank, the US FDIC, and Bank of Ireland’s Small Business Lending Unit. Joe graduated from Loyola University in Maryland and went on to earn an MA from The Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS) as well as an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Joe splits his time between Emeryville and North Oakland.