Emilie Cortes is the CFO of Toniic Institute, a non-profit based out of San Francisco, CA. She also serves as Treasurer of the Compton Foundation shepherding their 100% impact investing initiative. Previously, Emilie acquired and ran an all international women’s adventure travel company out of Bend, Oregon where she won Bend Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year Award, as well as ran a safari and trekking company out of Arusha, Tanzania. Emilie received her MBA in Finance from UC, Berkeley and her BSBA in International Business from American University, summa cum laude. Emilie volunteers for Deschutes County Search and Rescue and holds a Wilderness EMT, and works as a rock climbing guide for Oregon Adventure Guides on the weekends at Smith Rock. She resides in Bend, OR with her cat, Sugar.