Joel Solomon "is the President of Renewal Partners, a seed capital firm, and he is also the Executive Director of the Endswell Foundation. Both organizations are focused on a conservation economy in Vancouver, British Colombia. Joel’s business interests include several real estate enterprises in Tennessee and British Columbia. He is a founding Board member of Tides Canada, former President of the Threshold Foundation, and a founding member of the Social Venture Network. Joel serves on Boards including the Vancouver Economic Development Commission, Real Assets, Happy Planet Foods, and two restaurant groups. He is Chair of the Board of Hollyhock Educational Retreat Center." 
"Joel activates money and business into pragmatic models for long term balance of ecology and society. Renewal Funds, RSFSocialFinance.org, Vancity.com, TidesCanada.org are important financial change agents where Joel plays key roles." 
He is married to Dana Bass Solomon.
- Director, Tides Shared Spaces
- Director, Tides Foundation
- Human Rights Watch Americas Advisory Committee
- Founding Member, Slow Money Alliance 
- Advisory Board, Underdog Ventures