Alan Okagaki

Alan Okagaki has been a Director for Craft3 since 2019. He brings 40 years of  experience in consulting, management and evaluation focused primarily in community development, development finance and organizational performance.

Alan has led numerous strategic and business planning processes for a variety of organizations and has participated in teams successfully launching community development banks, development finance institutions and other major economic or neighborhood revitalization initiatives. He has conducted “on the ground” work in 28 states; with nonprofit, for-profit, philanthropic and governmental entities; in urban and rural settings, and in Native communities.

He is formerly Senior Advisor for Growth & Impact Strategies at Craft3 and Senior Consultant to the Aspen Institute microenterprise Fund for Innovation, Effectiveness, Learning and Dissemination (“FIELD”). He also held positions with ShoreBank Corporation, Prosperity Now (formerly Corporation for Enterprise Development – CfED), the California Energy Commission and the California State Legislature.

Alan holds an M.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. in English from Pomona College.