Rebecca Foster

Rebecca (she/her) is the founding CEO of the San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund, a public private partnership that provides powerful new tools to improve the delivery of affordable housing. Since 2017, the Fund has invested over $300 million in housing preservation and development projects throughout San Francisco, supporting over 1,500 permanently affordable homes for more than 2,600 residents vulnerable to displacement and homelessness. Previously, Rebecca served as Director of Social Impact Investment under the late Mayor of San Francisco Ed Lee, and before that was a Vice President in Public Sector & Infrastructure investment banking at Goldman Sachs, where she raised capital for local governments, universities, non-profits, and utilities around the country. She received her BA. from Brown University and her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Rebecca was appointed to the Board of Directors of the California Housing Partnership Corporation by Governor Newsom, and also serves on the boards of the San Francisco Friends School and ARTA, a whitewater rafting organization. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and three boys.