Ann Whittemore

Ann Whittemore

Ann Whittemore

Community Investment Advisor | Tamalpais Trust

Ann Whittemore directs and manages the impact investment portfolio for Highlands Associates in California. Highlands invests in sustainable agriculture and forestry, local food systems, renewable energy, and local community-building enterprises. Highlands is particularly interested in social enterprises that work with and empower Native American, Indigenous, POC, and marginalized rural communities when they see themselves as stewards for the land in reciprocal relationship with the natural world. See our investments here.

Ann is also the Community Investment Advisor to Tamalpais Trust, a grantmaking foundation who partners with Indigenous-led organizations to promote and serve Indigenous cultures and lifeways, including human rights, capacity building, and protection of sacred waters and lands. Tam Trust invests in Native-led and Native-aligned businesses, funds and non-profits who provide access to capital, technical assistance, and development services, to strengthen culture and community. See our investments here.

Ann is an RSF Integrated Capital Fellow, who has worked in Corporate, Government, and non-profit settings. She has one grown son, and lives with her husband in Benicia, CA.