Director, Research & Consulting
Tom Woelfel is the Director of PCV’s global research and consulting practice in impact investing. In this role, Tom leads and manages PCV’s impact evaluation consulting services, providing research, analysis, and reporting to prominent institutional investors, corporations, foundations, private equity funds, and CDFIs. In addition to conducting impact evaluation for external clients, Tom oversees the tracking and reporting of PCV’s own impact for its Small Business Advising Integrated Loan Fund, Business Advising program, and affiliated impact investing equity fund, Pacific Community Management.
Prior to joining PCV, Tom served as an Associate at Development Planning and Financing Group, where he advised clients on development projects and worked with developers and municipalities on a wide-range of development issues. While at DPFG, Tom conducted a variety of financial analyses for clients, including economic benefit analyses, fiscal impact analyses, and development fee credit and reimbursement analyses. Prior to his work at DPFG, Tom worked for the Federal Office of the California Governor where he conducted federal policy research on issues of importance to the State of California.
Tom serves on the foundation research committee of The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (US SIF), a US membership association for professionals, firms, institutions and organizations engaged in sustainable and responsible investing. He holds a BS with honors in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis.