Breanne Porter is a program associate on the Managed Organizations team at Arabella. Working out of the Washington, DC office, Breanne provides operational, programmatic, financial, and business development support for a portfolio of projects hosted at the New Venture Fund and the Hopewell Fund, both 501(c)(3) public charities, and the Sixteen Thirty Fund, a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization. Her portfolio focuses on progressive policy issues and advocacy, including health care and tax reform, civic engagement, and access to education research and resources.
Prior to joining Arabella Advisors, Breanne worked as a paralegal for Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP, a top immigration law firm in Washington, DC. At Fragomen, Breanne analyzed case documents and prepared immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions for filing with the appropriate government agency. She also regularly interfaced with corporate representatives and foreign nationals to determine eligibility for visa classification and to communicate procedural and processing requirements for the various types of visa petitions and immigration benefits.
Outside of work, Breanne plays in recreational volleyball leagues and volunteers with the Homeless Children’s Playtime Project, a 501(c)(3) that serves to cultivate resilience in children experiencing homelessness by providing and expanding access to transformative play experiences. Breanne has a BA in political science from Yale University, where she earned distinction in the political science major and served on the executive board for the Yale Mock Trial Association.