Emily Bestwick

Emily Bestwick

Program & Investment Officer, Education Innovation Ventures

Emily Bestwick supports Education Innovation Ventures, the Foundation’s Program-Related Investment portfolio, with a specific emphasis on linking the Foundation's impact investment activity with its focus on improving student success. Prior to joining ECMC Foundation, Emily was an associate at Prudential Financial, where she gained experience as part of the Finance Leadership Development Program in financial reporting, forecasting, and capital management. Emily has experience making impact investments in education and workforce development through her leadership of UCLA Anderson’s impact investing fund, Anderson Venture Impact Partners. She’s committed to leveraging capital for improving equitable outcomes among learners and jobseekers.

Emily holds an MBA with concentrations in social impact and entrepreneurship from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a BA in finance from Lehigh University.