Alex Sloan has spent his career investing in and successfully growing entrepreneurial for-profit and nonprofit organizations that seek to drive financial and/or social impact. Sloan currently serves as vice president of strategic partnerships and communications at Tides, a global philanthropic partner and nonprofit accelerator that facilitates effective grantmaking and impact investing for individual and institutional donors and also provides infrastructure and nonprofit management services to hundreds of social change organizations nationwide. Sloan leads Tides’ marketing, communications, and client engagement efforts and serves on Tides’ executive team. He was previously director of innovation investments and portfolio director at the Skoll Foundation. He serves as founding chairman and president of Excelerate Foundation and on several other charitable boards.