JD, Suffolk University

Avi Viswanathan serves as Program Director for the Nexus Community Engagement Institute (CEI). Avi has years of professional experience working in nonprofits, the public sector, and philanthropy. Prior to joining Nexus, he was a Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellow with the Bush Foundation. He has also held the positions of campaign director for HIRE Minnesota and field representative for US Senator Al Franken. Avi currently sits on the board of the Headwaters Foundation for Justice and previously sat on the board of NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota and the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council. Avi holds a JD from Suffolk University, a BS from Georgia Tech, and a certificate in Decision Analysis from the London School of Economics.