Our Leadership Team

We are a group of individuals from diverse backgrounds, passionate about providing entrepreneurial opportunities to historically underrepresented groups in the US.

Board of Directors

DAMIEN DWIN

Director on the Board of Lafayette Square Foundation and Founder & CEO of Lafayette Square. Previously served as Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Brightwood Capital Advisors and is currently Chair of the Board of Trustees for Vera Institute of Justice.

JOSEPH JOHNSON

Chair, Treasury, and Secretary of the Board of Lafayette Square Foundation, and Head of Liabilities at Lafayette Square. Previously served as a Senior Vice President in the Capital Markets Group at Goldman Sachs & Co and is currently Chair of the Board for the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone. 

LORI SCOTT

Director on the Board of Lafayette Square Foundation and Managing Director at Lafayette Square. Previously served as CCO of Impact Investments at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.