Brad Harrison

Director, Wealth Advisory

It’s an amazing thing to use the power of capital markets to generate real social and environmental change that is community driven and scientifically grounded.

Brad Harrison is a Wealth Advisor at Threshold Group who works with foundations, endowments, and non-profit organizations to align their investments with their mission. He developed the firm’s scientific approach to low-carbon portfolio management and leads the environmental impact strategy focusing on clean-technology, forestry, agriculture, and fisheries. In addition, he collaborates on the design of a place-based investment platform which seeks to drive investments within the themes of sustainable environments, equitable communities, and responsible economies. Prior to Threshold Group, Harrison worked at Ecotrust Forest Management, a regionally-focused forest investment management firm, and Green Building Services; a sustainable development consulting firm. Brad has been instrumental in building out Threshold's Impact Investing philosophy, and works closely with Stephanie Cohn Rupp, the firm's Managing Director of Impact.

Professional Portfolio 
  • (2016–Present) Impact Investing Strategist, Threshold Group
  • (2013–2016) Mission-Related Investment Analyst, Threshold Group
  • (2015–Present) Impact Strategist, Threshold Group
Education and Affiliations 
  • MEM Degree, Environmental Management, Yale University
  • BS Degree, Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
  • Consultant, Private Equity Strategist, Environmental Organizations
  • Director, PCC Farmland Trust
  • Partner, Social Venture Partners (SVP)
  • Guest Speaker, Global Impact Investing Network
  • Guest Speaker, Confluence Philanthropy
  • Guest Speaker, Social Venture Partners (SVP)
  • Guest Speaker, Environmental Grant Makers
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Impact Investing Lessons - Understanding and Evaluating the Ecosystem

Impact investing has exploded in popularity over the past few years. U.S. assets under management using socially responsible strategies rose from $3.74 trillion at the beginning on 2012 to $6.57 trillion at the start of 2014 – a 76% increase.[1] We made our first impact investment in 2008 and have since helped our clients direct about one-third of our approximately $2.8 billion in assets under management (AUM, numbers as of 12/31/2015) toward impact investing. All... Read more »

Impact Investing: Localized

We are very pleased to announce a feature story in the current issue of the University of Oregon’s Alumni Magazine on the unique collaboration occurring between Threshold Group, the University of Oregon’s Business Innovation Institute, the Oregon Business Consulting Group, and several key regional stakeholders who collectively seek to invest locally in the Pacific Northwest and strengthen the ecosystem of “place-based” impact investing. The story highlights Threshold Group’s commitment to capacity building, institutionally-rigorous impact investment research, and... Read more »

Business Briefing Podcast: Brad Harrison - November 2015

BUSINESS BRIEFING WITH BRIAN BUSHLACH Every Sunday at 4:00pm, Brian Bushlach brings the “voice of the private sector” to KXL. Business Briefing is all about business, from mom & pops to major retailers. Brian goes in-depth each week to share success stories, challenges, and visions from our local business leaders. The engaging first hour is followed by another hour of expert insight from top economists, CPA’s, attorneys and bankers to help our audience of business owner... Read more »

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