Marco worked in finance for 25 years, the last 6 of them in the investment management industry. He is a founding member of Slow Money and in the leadership team of the Slow Money Northern California network. He is a 100% impact investor and shares his experience doing direct Slow Money investments with communities and individuals around the country to help them increase their capacity for local investing through workshops, webinars, lectures and one-on-one mentoring. Marco developed Essential Knowledge for Transition – a curriculum for engaged citizens to understand the money and banking system, the economic system and the financial system and how we need to transform them. He speaks nationally as guest lecturer and author.