Michele Jolin

CEO and Co-Founder,
Chair of the Board

Michele Jolin is the CEO and co-Founder of Results for America. Michele has over 30 years of entrepreneurial and leadership roles in government and the nonprofit sector.   Before creating Results for America in 2012,  Michele served as Senior Advisor for Social Innovation at the White House under President Obama, where she designed and launched the first Social Innovation Fund.  Michele also was an appointed Member of President Obama’s White House Council for Community Solutions.  Prior to that she was a member of President Obama’s Presidential Transition Team, where she helped create the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation. Before joining the White House, Michele was a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, and co-edited the book Change for America: A Progressive Blueprint for the 44th President.

Prior to that, Michele was a Vice President at Ashoka, a global foundation that invests in social entrepreneurs in more than 50 countries around the world. In the Clinton Administration, Michele served as the Chief of Staff for President Clinton’s Council of Economic Advisers for CEA Chairs Joseph Stiglitz and Janet Yellen. She also worked for Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) on the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. Michele holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.