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Arthur Reimers

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Art Reimers is currently a Venture Partner with Draper Richards Kaplan and an Executive in Residence with the New Profit Foundation, where he assists both organizations in working with high potential social entrepreneurs, alongside advising a number of startup social ventures. Previously, Art was a Senior Fellow at Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Initiative where he supported high impact social entrepreneurs addressing large societal problems at scale. After earning an MBA with honors at the Harvard Business School, Art began his career with Goldman, Sach’s & Co., retiring as a Partner in 2001. In his second career, he became a growth capital growth investor to unique innovative companies in the natural foods and consumer products categories. Art’s particular passion is in the area of human rights, especially addressing injustices and violence against the poor, working with opportunity youth, women’s empowerment and education reform. He is an Adjunct Instructor at Miami University and has been an entrepreneur in residence at Harvard’s iLab. Art lives in Connecticut with his wife Lindsay and enjoys skiing, golf, cycling, backpacking, anything adventuresome and adventuring with his 4 grandchildren.