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David Simms

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David Simms is President of Olive Tree Impact, a philanthropic impact investment firm aligned with Impact Foundation. Olive Tree is focused on using mission-related investing in developing countries to grow Christ-centered, for-profit businesses - creating jobs, fighting trafficking and transforming lives. Previously, David served as Executive Chairman and President of Opportunity International, a global Christian microfinance organization. David has served as a Partner with Bridgespan, SEVP at MBNA, CEO of the American Red Cross Washington/Baltimore Region and a White House Fellow under Presidents Reagan and Bush. David started his career at Bain & Company. He holds an MBA and JD from Harvard and graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Penn with degrees in Economics and Applied Science.