Jared Barnett

Slingshot Memphis

Jared Barnett is one of Memphis’ leading poverty-fighting experts. He is the CEO of Slingshot Memphis, a nonprofit poverty-fighting center of influence that uses analytical rigor and research to revolutionize poverty-fighting effectiveness. Jared helped develop Slingshot’s innovative methodology to measure the effectiveness of poverty-fighting organizations and helps community stakeholders implement and enhance practices that produce the greatest poverty-fighting outcomes. Prior to Slingshot, Jared was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company where he focused on disruptive innovation and change management. He spent several years working in sub-Saharan Africa pursuing opportunities to use business to create social impact.