Vincent Robinson, Managing Partner
As the founder and chief executive officer of The 360 Group, Vincent participates in all aspects of the firm’s work – from client engagements to intellectual and human capital development, to ensuring the firm’s overall health and effectiveness. He founded The 360 Group in 2004 to realize his commitment to leadership in social sector organizations. In his tenure, he has worked with a diverse group of community, national and family foundations and nonprofit organizations to assist them in realizing their aspirations to maximize their impact through thoughtful, strategic tools – with a keen eye on execution and implementation. Through The 360 Group, he has developed innovative ways to connect the unique needs of organizations with solutions – be they outstanding professionals, strategies, or operational plans that organizations can truly leverage to the highest order.
Prior to founding the firm, he served as Executive Director of Social Venture Partners Bay Area (SVP). There he led all aspects of a membership organization, including strategic planning, grantmaking (in education and economic development), financial management, and member recruitment and retention. Before that, he worked in the Investment Management Division of Goldman, Sachs and Company. These executive experiences make him particularly attuned to the vast array of leadership issues that organizations face day-to-day.
Vincent is widely regarded as an expert on issues facing the foundation and nonprofit sectors, having been interviewed on public radio, quoted in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. He is also a regular speaker at various conferences and convenings, including the Council on Foundations, Grantmakers in the Arts and the Haas Business School at the University of California, Berkeley. He has written articles for the National Center for Responsive Philanthropy, among various other publications.Learning early in his life about the important role of a vibrant social sector, Vincent has demonstrated a deep commitment to community issues throughout his career. He is currently Vice-Chair, Treasurer and Secretary of Golden Gate Community Health, a comprehensive community health center that serves more than 60,000 low-income clients each year. He also serves as a board member of Net Impact, a global network of leaders who are changing the world through business. He has served as co-chair of Common Sense California, now part of the Davenport Institute on Public Engagement and Civic Leadership. Vincent has also served on the Leadership Council of the Public Policy Institute of California, and currently sits on the Advisory Boards of REDF and the MBA-Nonprofit Connection. He was a New York City Urban Fellow, and holds an AB in political science and American studies (with honors), an MBA and certificate in nonprofit management, all from Stanford University. Originally from Erie, Pennsylvania, Vincent is conversant in Spanish. He lives in San Francisco.
Alyse Aiello, Senior Consultant
Alyse is senior consultant for The 360 Group, and also serves as the firm's chief information officer. In this capacity, she works on client service teams as well as overseeing all technology management, knowledge capture, and workflow design for the firm.
Alyse has dedicated her career to mission-driven, values-centered work in both the private and nonprofit sectors. As a consultant, she provides management counsel and workflow advice to client organizations at all stages of maturity, from startups to more established infrastructures. Prior to joining the firm, Alyse held leadership positions in large and small organizations, notably serving as program manager for the Bastyr University medical clinic and directing e-commerce fraud prevention for Amazon.com. She uses the diverse set of skills developed and honed over the course of her career to help develop effective strategy, structure, and practices for client organizations, empowering them to operate more effectively.
Originally from Arizona, Alyse spent several years living on the East Coast, and now makes her home in the Bay Area with her partner. As a firm believer in the value of lifetime learning, she complements her work at the firm with a variety of personal research and creative projects that inform not only her perspective on organizations, but also human nature.
Luis Martinez, Administrative Manager
Luis serves as chief administrative officer for The 360 Group. In this role, he oversees the firm's operational support services in the areas of finance, budget management, human resources, legal and compliance management, information management, and logistics.
With more than twenty years of experience in the social sector, he has a solid commitment to excellence in the sector and often provides administrative counsel to organizations to more efficiently and effectively achieve their missions. He has held a number of key leadership positions in diverse organizations, including interim executive director for a community health and wellness organization, and project manager in the launch of an information technology website targeted to nonprofit organizations.
As a testament to his continued commitment to help organizations create opportunities that positively affect the lives of disenfranchised individuals, Luis serves on the Board of Directors for the Black Coalition on AIDS (BCA). BCA has been providing health education, advocacy and services in San Francisco since 1986.
Luis hails from Washington, DC, is bilingual and enjoys sharing lively conversation in Spanish.
The 360 Group has assembled a council of leaders from nonprofits, foundations and private industry to continually inform our work from their cutting-edge experience in working in the field. They not only provide access to a wide range of candidates, but they bring their considerable experience to bear on organizational transitions and challenges.
Dan Bross, Global Director of Corporate Citizenship, Microsoft