our team


Kate Attea

Founder & Managing Partner

Kate is a certified professional coach and accomplished strategy consultant. For 20 years she has honed her expertise in strategy, executive leadership and entrepreneurship.

Elizabeth Graettinger

Founder & CEO

Elizabeth leads the systems change strategy practice at Aim & Arrow. Since 2012, she has supported government agencies, non-profits, and philanthropic entities to define, measure, and scale social impact.

Devi Raja


Devi Raja is a Partner and head of the Strategy practice at Aim & Arrow, and works with mission-driven leaders across sectors on leadership and strategy to achieve greater impact. Devi brings a broad perspective, strong intuition, and entrepreneurial spirit to her clients, shaped by 15 years of experience across consulting, start-ups, and the social sector.


Alisa Bhakta


Alisa is a Consultant with Aim & Arrow Group, working within both the systems change and strategic planning practices. She has worked with organizations and agencies to develop and/or implement strategic plans and initiatives, including Bottom Line, Chicago Public Libraries, Chicago Department of Public Health, and Chicago Public Schools.

Elise Lamarre


Elise is an Analyst with Aim & Arrow Group, working in the systems change strategy and leadership practices. Her work focuses on research, project management, and client success across the client teams. Since starting with Aim & Arrow, she has conducted diligence for arts grants, facilitated stakeholder engagement to inform recommendations, and worked on developing a learning agenda to inform the next iteration of a client’s work. She has a content background in education as well as policy research and implementation.

Annette Charles


Annette Charles has worked with nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and foundations on community planning, program strategy, design, and implementation, performance measurement, operational improvement, and advocacy. Her interest areas include affordable housing, community development, training and employment, financial empowerment, collective impact, mental health, and collaborative health and human service models.

Sarah Halberstadt


Sarah’s passion is to advance health and education equity, with work experience spanning nonprofit, city, and state government education entities. Her early experience directing regional field operations for Obama for America lay the foundation for a career grounded in mission-driven approaches to accomplishing positive change, at scale.


Alexis Canalos-Castillo

Co-Founder of Root & Rise Equity Impact Firm

Jessyca Dudley

Founder & CEO of Bold Ventures

Julie Hoffmann

Founder & CEO of JH Philanthropy

Deepa Gupta

Founder and Principal of Blue Lotus Advisor

Grisel Maldonado

CEO of Avanza Strategies

Tanisha Pleasant

Co-Founder of Root & Rise Equity Impact Firm and Founder of Love Lives Here Wellness Coaching & Consulting

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