Travis Green, a team leader at LOCUS Impact Investing, assists place-rooted foundations and organizations in implementing regional community economic development strategies to help people and places prosper. He authored a series of practitioner guides on value chain economic development focused on wealth building for low-income households. He also coordinated Rooting Opportunity, a national conference on emerging economic development practice. Previously Travis served as program manager at the Aspen Institute in Washington, DC focusing regional community economic development and community development philanthropy. He was part of the team that organized and facilitated the Rural Economic Development Philanthropy Innovators Network. Travis also served as a research assistant for Building Integrated Communities, an effort by leaders in Durham, North Carolina to make their community more welcoming to foreign-born residents. Travis is a graduate of Haverford College and has a Master’s degree in city and regional planning from University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill.