Lucy is the current Executive Director of Winrock Solutions, a subsidiary of Winrock International, and former Executive Director of Wallace Center, having joined the organization in 2016. Lucy has twenty years of experience in domestic and international organizational development within social purpose organizations, ranging from large and established institutions to start-ups, with thematic areas spanning consumer protection services, small business and social enterprise development, agriculture, and blended finance. Before Wallace, she spent seven years working on initiatives ranging from market and social enterprise development to poultry and mixed-crop farm management in El Salvador, Uganda, Peru, Zambia and Nicaragua, along with integration of regenerative agriculture practices within ag enterprises. Her work has spanned development of new programs and partnerships, impact measurement, fundraising, and building of innovative business models targeting the triple bottom line.
Besides her work at Wallace and Winrock Solutions, Lucy is also an adjunct instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced Academic Programs, where she’s been teaching classes on social enterprise and nonprofit finance since 2017. Born in Krakow and growing up in Chicago, Lucy has lived in Poland, US, Canada, and Mexico, and speaks fluent Polish and Spanish. She received her BA in Political Science and Spanish from University of Illinois at Chicago and her MPA and MBA from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. She sits on the board of directors at EOS International and the Social Enterprise Alliance, and in her spare time is an avid photographer
In 2021, will Lucy split her time between Winrock Solutions and Wallace Center, working collaboratively with Wallace and other domestic technical units on new initiatives.