Leah D. Barto

Project Leader, Endeavor Insight

Leah joined the Endeavor Insight team in 2019. As a Project Leader, she conducts research, analyzes data, and writes reports to foster entrepreneurship ecosystems and inform policymakers in bolstering their local economies. Leah holds an M.B.A. from the University of Cincinnati where she researched social entrepreneurship. Her previous professional experience includes teaching non-profit financial management at Columbia University and grantmaking with The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Originally from California, she earned her B.A. from the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies at the University of Redlands where she majored in German and Music Composition. In New York City, Leah enjoys attending concerts, wandering through Central Park, and staying active in several impact investing networks.

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