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Tim Crosby

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Tim Crosby

Principal, Thread Fund
Tim Crosby

Tim Crosby is Principal of the Thread Fund, a family office working on system transformation at the nexus of food, finance and philanthropy. Thread Fund focuses on investing multiple forms of capital to generate social and environmental returns alongside financial returns, which usually involves engaging in early stage ventures that prove concepts and open markets. Additionally Tim is a Steering Committee Member of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, Chair Transformational Investing in Food Systems (TIFS) Initiative, Member Agroecology Fund, Member Seattle Impact Investing Group, and Board Member of the Carolyn Foundation and Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship. Tim's previous work includes Co-Chair Sustainable Agriculture and Food System Funders, Director Slow Money Northwest, Manager Cascadia Foodshed Financing Project, and fifteen years as a professional photographer and graphic designer. Tim holds an MBA in Sustainable Business from Presidio University and a BA in Anthropology from Kenyon College.