Steve Williams | Chief Revenue Officer

Steve Williams

Steve Williams joined Time Warner Cable as IT Manager in March 2007. In Mr. Williams’s current role he provides leadership in strengthening the company’s position as a leader in Business to Business Commercial Sales.


In addition, Mr. Williams has been involved in our Connect A Million Minds as a mentor.
Mr. Williams, who has deep experience in all facets of the Technology business, was previously with Northrop Grumman managing a Professional Service Contract for American Honda.


Mr. Williams has held a board seat with St. Stephen’s Community Center. He is a current Board Member with Communities in Schools. He is a member of NAMIC (National Association of Multi-Ethnicity of Communication) and passed Co-membership Chairman.


Mr. Williams received a B.S. in Telecommunications from DeVry University, Long Beach, California and a M.B.A. from Keller Graduate School.


At Spectrum Enterprise, we believe that connectivity is fundamental to the progress of every organization, and are committed to providing the digital infrastructure that enables every enterprise to outperform. Our portfolio includes fiber Internet, voice, TV and cloud infrastructure solutions as well as network and managed services.

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Fany Bortolin | CFO

Fany Bortolin

Fany is a transformative, innovative and forward-thinking professional in the fields of Finance and Accounting. Dedicated to driving economic and operational improvements in both growing and challenging economic environments.

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Kelsey Sloan | Managing Director, CoPeace Sport

Kelsey Sloan

Kelsey’s career has spanned Olympic and professional sports, improving efficiencies and removing barriers to victory for athletes and the associated sport organizations and businesses. She was a Team Lead at the 2018 Winter Olympics, playing to her strengths in chaotic logistical environments and a lifelong love of the power of international sport. She brings years of varied experience, with a passion for the sport and food industries, and is a strong believer in and advocate for the power of these industries to make people and the planet better.


Born and raised in Maine, she was a NCAA swimmer while earning her BA in International Relations, Latin American Studies, and Political Economy at Carleton College. She received an MBA/MS in Sport Management at the Isenberg School of Management and McCormack Department of Sport Management at UMass Amherst as recipient of the Women in Sports and Events (WISE) Graduate Scholars Award. She loves to travel and speaks Spanish fluently.


She returned to Maine recently where she lives with her husband, Bryan, and dog and spends her free time outdoors whenever able - hiking, running, biking, skiing, or anything else that gets her moving.

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Sophie Ruppert | Managing Director, CoPeace Marketing

Sophie Ruppert

Sophie relocated to the US in 2016 to pursue a collegiate athlete career as well as a B.S. in Business Marketing, with minors in Finance and International Business, at West Chester University of PA. She then gained work experience in Digital/Social Media Marketing and also served as a Financial Analyst in a multinational corporation. In May 2023, Sophie successfully earned her MBA from CU Boulder-Leeds School of Business, and completed a Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility (now known as ESG Strategy). She was an active member and leader of her MBA Community and led MBA Board Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) initiatives at the Leeds Graduate School. Sophie's passion lies in Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, driving her mission to make a positive impact through business.

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Dan Hattori | Strategic Financial Advisor

Dan Hattori

Dan Hattori serves as a strategic and financial advisor to CoPeace, its subsidiaries and its clients. His work for CoPeace focuses on supporting the finance team in their investment decisions as well as working with CoPeace clients to help implement their business, financial and growth objectives.
Dan is a senior executive with more than 30 years of strategic consulting, financial services and entrepreneurial experience. Early in his career as consultant for McKinsey and Company, Dan learned the value of strategic thinking and recognized his passion for helping to grow companies.
As one of the founding members of Deerfield Capital Management’s (“DCM”) bank loan team, Dan helped grow assets under management from $0 to over $9 billion. He led the expansion of DCM into Europe as President and CEO of DCM-Europe. He was then promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the parent company, where he led the growth of DCM by merging it with two other bank loan companies.
In addition to his extensive financial management experience, Dan combined his passion for food with his entrepreneurial spirit by creating one of the most critically acclaimed food trucks in Chicago - PIKO Street Kitchen. He was hands-on in all aspects of the business from menu creation to truck design to business operations. As an owner of a startup, Dan understands the challenges small businesses face and has first-hand experience in how to address them.

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Ken Reed | Senior Communications Advisor

Ken Reed, Ed.D.

Ken Reed serves as a senior strategic communications advisor for CoPeace. With extensive experience in communications, marketing, public policy, strategic planning, and education, he provides communications strategy, research, analysis and writing assistance to CoPeace.


Ken has been instrumental in developing key educational materials for CoPeace, including an informational backgrounder on impact investing and an investor e-booklet. He has produced numerous op-eds, blogs, press releases, along with copy for various communications purposes.

What’s your ikigai?


"To positively impact the lives of people by contributing to the marketplace of ideas on ways to make the world safer, healthier and more just."

For over three decades, Ken has provided communications services to companies and nonprofits in a variety of fields, including energy, education, sports and financial services. He is also a long-time freelance writer, columnist and author. For a good part of his career, Ken has also served as an adjunct professor at several universities, teaching a variety of marketing, communications, management and sports studies courses.


Ken completed his doctorate degree in education/sport administration at the University of Northern Colorado. He also holds a master’s degree in management from Colorado State University. As an undergraduate student at the University of Denver, Ken lettered in baseball and basketball while completing studies in marketing and finance. He resides with his wife, Sandy, in Denver, Colo.

What are you happiest doing when not working?


"Playing sports (often with family members or friends), watching sports, reading about sports, and writing about sports. (Could be a common theme here.)"

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Jacob Miller | Senior VP of Finance

Jacob Miller

Jacob provides an eclectic skill set and a diverse array of finance, economics, leadership, research, and service experience to CoPeace. He has used data and modeling techniques to drive strategic planning insights, and build, revise, and optimize CoPeace’s systems. Jacob played a key role in the development of CoPeace’s . VIBE™ (Valuation of Impact Brand Equity) model, a proprietary tool designed to place a relative-value score on an athlete’s positive impact on society.

What’s your ikigai?


“To help create sustainable financial systems that emphasize people and planet on the same level as profit."

Jacob had four articles published in peer-reviewed research journals while at Colorado College. His research interests are economics, data science and public health. He served as a research and learning assistant for Colorado College’s Economics and Business Department.


Jacob graduated from Colorado College, where he completed a bachelor’s degree in mathematical economics. While at Colorado College, Jacob served as president of the Colorado College Student Alumni Association. He also dedicated time to community service, working as a peer tutor and volunteering with the Disabilities Awareness Group. As a member of the men’s basketball team, he served as chair of the community outreach committee on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. He also represented the greater student body on the college’s President’s Council.


When he’s not crunching numbers, Jacob can likely be found debating Lord of the Rings, playing Rocket League, or baking bread and pastries.

What is your personal motto?


“Can’t never done nothing.” (Gifted to me from my assistant high school basketball coach)

Hanan Levin

Hanan Levin | Senior Investment Advisor

Hanan Levin

Hanan Levin

Hanan Levin is an experienced finance professional, equipped with in‐depth knowledge of global capital markets. He has brought an innovative and proactive mindset to CoPeace. Hanan consistently delivers strategic insights, which have enhanced CoPeace finance and investment projects.


While at CoPeace, Hanan has created a flexible investment strategy which tackles real world issues in a sustainable way. He constantly promotes a “get the job done” mentality.

What’s your ikigai?


“Sharing the message that you don’t have to sacrifice return to make a positive impact on society."

Hanan has served as a director of capital markets at Bank of the West, overseeing and managing the business development of capital markets and fixed income investment throughout the Rocky Mountain and Midwest regions. Earlier in his career, he provided investment advice to institutional clients, municipalities, and corporations utilizing his extensive fixed income market knowledge and experience.


Hanan received his master’s degree from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. He earned an undergraduate degree in economics from Yale University. An avid swimmer, Hanan competed on the Yale swim team and also competed internationally for the Israeli National Swimming Team. He resides with his family in Denver, Colo.

What is your personal motto?


Ask for money and get advice. Ask for advice, get money twice.” (Mr. Worldwide, Pitbull)

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Craig Jonas, Ph.D. | Founder & CEO

Craig Jonas, Ph.D.

Craig is a lifelong entrepreneur with a history of success across the fields of business, academics, and athletics. He has over 30 years of experience in management with a passion for team-building and drawing individuals with big ideas together.


Craig founded CoPeace in 2018, put together a highly-talented team and board, and quickly helped CoPeace achieve Certified B Corp. and Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) status. He launched CoPeace’s holding company with strong initial investments in sustainable infrastructure and impact-related services. In order to democratize access to the equity game, Craig spurred the creation of a successful crowdfunding investment vehicle. He has been featured in Forbes, Worth, Triple Pundit and numerous other publications and outlets and is a frequent guest on investing-related podcasts.

What’s your ikigai?


"To focus on the long-term future of the world and how I can actively be part of solutions to make it a better place for all inhabitants."

Prior to CoPeace, Craig served as COO of Basketball Travelers and BTI Events, an elite sports event management and media conglomerate. In this role, he supervised international sporting events and tours worldwide. He served as the head or deputy head of the American delegation for the Summer and Winter World University Games from 2007-17.


Previously, Craig served as vice president for business development for the broadcast media technology firm, Sportvision, best known for bringing revolutionary visual enhancements to live sports broadcasts, including American football’s yellow first-down line and baseball’s strike zone. Prior to Sportvision, Craig served as the executive vice president of Coach’s Edge and helped initiate its $100-million merger with Sportvision.


Craig earned his doctorate in conflict management from the University of Kansas, where he also taught leadership, marketing, and management courses. Craig earned a bachelor’s degree from Carleton College in Minnesota, and completed a masters degree at Colorado State University. He is the father of two sons and lives with his wife, Seanna, and dog, Fergus, in Colorado.

What do you want to do before you die?


"I’m doing it! It took me until I was in my 50’s to figure out what I wanted to do when I grew up."