Acora is an impact strategy and advisory firm.

Founded by industry leaders Catherine St-Laurent and Rebecca Goldman, we partner with philanthropists, leaders, and companies to accelerate change on the critical issues facing us all.

Dynamic, integrated strategies that use a wide variety of levers to achieve real and measurable social progress.

We design for the real world

As operators ourselves, we know how to move things from strategy to implementation

We use a diverse set of tools

We think holistically about financial, social, and cultural capital to generate bold and strategic solutions

We create points of leverage

Knowing that strong partnerships are essential for impact, we leverage thenetworks we’ve built over decades
About Us

Decades of collective experience working with some of the most admired business leaders and culture creators of our times.

We have built foundations, non-profits, and companies; managed millions of dollars in granting/investing portfolios; led brand and impact strategy; and been trusted advisors to values-led startups.

Catherine St-Laurent

A global, multilingual executive with two decades of experience leading philanthropic and communications strategies.

Rebecca Goldman

A nationally recognized impact leader who has spent more than two decades working at the nexus of philanthropy, business, and social change.

Mollie Chen

Operating Partner
A startup leader, angel investor and advisor who has been instrumental in shaping beloved consumer brands.

Bespoke solutions for clients ranging from multi-generational family foundations to next-gen leaders

Creating philanthropic investing strategies
Positioning and elevating leaders and organizations
Creation/management support for private and family foundations
Shaping narratives and messaging strategy
Designing impact strategies for corporations
Developing signature initiatives and convenings