Patrice King Brickman, Founder and Managing Director, Inspire Capital, LLC

Patrice King Brickman is the founder and Managing Director of Inspire Capital LLC, a venture fund that invests in predominantly women and minority-led businesses with social impact.  She is also a founder and investor in WE Capital, and a founding member of the Conscious Leadership Forum, and Soul Circle.  She is a member of TIGER 21, and the Economic Club of Washington.

She has served on several non-profit boards both locally and nationally.  While her primary passion has been centered on poverty and homelessness, as she has worked most intimately with that population, she has also been involved with the arts and education.

She currently serves on the boards of Halcyon, Wolf Trap, and Ascend at the Aspen Institute, and has served on Children’s National Hospital Foundation, the National Center for Children and Families, Peer Health Exchange, and the Washington Area Women’s  Foundation.

She is a limited partner in numerous funds, most notably, Lafayette Square, Rethink Impact, Black Star Fund, Revolution Growth, Arborview, Razors Edge, NextGen Partners, Knightswan, Sinewave and Halcyon.  She is a minority partner in Monumental Sports and Entertainment.

Patrice lives in Potomac, Maryland, and has four children, Anna, Leah, Kenna, and Lane.