Curtis Robbins

Senior Social Impact Analyst

Curtis Robbins serves as the Senior Social Impact Analyst for the WNY Impact Investment Fund. He manages the due diligence process for determining the potential social impact of Client investment proposals to help further ideation, identify agreed social outcomes, determine associated risks and set realistic reporting expectations. Curtis is currently the Director of Strategy, Research and Evaluation for The John R. Oishei Foundation. Curtis manages a comprehensive framework for integrating strategy, research, and evaluation into all levels of decision-making. He reports to and supports the President in the provision of strategic analysis and oversees the development and implementation of The Foundation’s key strategic initiatives (Open4, Fruit Belt Access 4 All, WNYIIF) and Annual Operating Plan. Prior to joining The Oishei Foundation in 2010, Curtis was a project manager for Verdi & Company and a network analyst at M&T Bank. He earned a Masters of Urban Planning and Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design from the University at Buffalo. Curtis continually seeks new learning opportunities to strengthen his skills and expertise, including completing a Buffalo State College graduate course in Data Science/Analytics, as well as participating in a Leadership Development Program through University at Buffalo School of Management. He and his family reside in Williamsville, and regularly volunteer for Meals on Wheels for Western New York.