Joe Waters

Joe Waters is the co-founder and CEO of Capita and serves as a Senior Advisor at Openfields consulting firm. Waters was the Executive Vice President of the Institute for Child Success. A 2021 Aspen Institute Ascend Fellow, his views have been published by several outlets, including the Investor’s Business Daily, The Hill, Newsweek, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Charlotte Observer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and Nonprofit Quarterly. He was invited to speak at the White House’s first forum on social impact finance, the Aspen Forum on Children and Families, the Lego Idea Conference, Think Future, and the World Forum on Early Care and Education. He is a board member of the Felician Center and chairs the South Carolina Advisory Board for Nurse-Family Partnership. He has a bachelor’s degree from Furman University and a master’s degree in divinity from Duke University.

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