Cathy Calfo joined the Apollo Alliance in November 2007, having served for the past decade as California’s Deputy State Treasurer and as a senior advisor to the former State Treasurer, launching some of the most innovative policy initiatives in the country, including the Green Wave which invested nearly $1.5 billion in renewable energy, cutting edge environmental technologies, and environmentally responsible companies; and Smart Investments and the Double Bottom Line, that redirected state funding to revitalize urban neighborhoods, curb sprawl and promote energy-efficient and sustainable development practices. A leader in her home community of Santa Cruz California, Cathy served as a founding member of the city’s commission for the prevention of violence against women, for five years on the city planning commission and as a member of the board of directors of Above the Line, a shelter for homeless youth.