Vincent Caruso

Yale School of Management, MBA, 2020

Vinnie is a second-year MBA candidate at the Yale School of Management, where leads the Impact Investing Club, writes for Conservation Finance Network, is a Teaching Assistant, and is an active member of the PE/VC, MIINT, and cycling communities.

During the summer, Vinnie worked as a Summer Associate at DBL Partners, an impact venture capital firm deploying a $400M impact fund focused on clean tech, information technology, and sustainable products. Prior to Yale, Vinnie was a philanthropy consultant at CEA Consulting. At CEA, he helped foundations and development banks allocate funding, engage with grantee portfolios, and design programs to address climate change, ocean conservation, renewable energy, and clean transportation. Before CEA, Vinnie was a Senior Analyst at Cornerstone Research, an economic consulting firm, where he conducted statistical analyses in the finance and securities practice areas.

Vinnie graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan with a dual B.A. in economics and international studies.

Authored Articles
Lettuce crops in California

Lettuce crops in California / Malcolm Carlaw / CC BY 2.0

New Collaborative Looks to Make Market-Rate Investments with Conservation Impact

Impact Capital Managers (ICM), a network of impact-focused venture capital and private equity funds, is out to disprove the notion that investing for impact requires sacrificing financial return. On the contrary, ICM members aim to match or exceed the overall performance of the market, and they believe social and environmental objectives contribute to their success.