Steven Godeke is an independent investment advisor who works with individuals, foundations and corporations to integrate their financial and philanthropic goals. Since 2001, Steven has advised clients on the creation and execution of impact investment strategies across asset classes and program areas. Steven is an adjunct professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business where he currently teaches Investing for Environmental and Social Impacts as well as a course in Microfinance and Social Entrepreneurship. Prior to establishing his own firm, Steven worked for twelve years in corporate and project finance with Deutsche Bank. Steven grew up on a family farm in Southern Indiana, and attended Purdue University where he received a B.S. in Management and a B.A. in German. He studied as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Cologne and earned an M.P.A. from Harvard University. He currently lives in New York City.