Senior Fellow, Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation; Senior Advisor, US National Advisory Board on Impact Investing
Michael Chodos is a Senior Fellow at the Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation at Georgetown University, and leads the Center’s impact investing work. He is also the Senior Advisor to the US National Advisory Board on Impact Investing, the US’s arm of the Global Task Force on Impact Investing.
Recently, Michael was a Senior Fellow at Encore.org, working to develop social innovation and entrepreneurship strategy and engagement as well as policies and strategic partnerships supporting sustainability of the “encore” social enterprise. Michael is also principal of Monolith Strategic, which supports and accelerates startups in the media and technology sectors in market analysis, product focus and strategic partnerships.
Previously, Michael served as the Associate Administrator for the Office of Entrepreneurial Development in the US Small Business Administration, where he was responsible for overseeing the Agency’s nationwide counseling and training resources and programs for America’s entrepreneurs, as well as the Agency’s Regional Innovation Clusters program. The Agency counsels and trains over a million small businesses a year, helping provide a pipeline to billions of dollars in capital and helping start tens of thousands of job-creating new businesses each year. Michael also served as the Small Business Administration’s Deputy General Counsel. Before joining the Agency, Michael was the principal of a law practice which represented a diverse range of small business entrepreneurs, private equity investors, technology developers and content creators.