Max Levine is a Director for California Environmental Associates (CEA). He was previously a Senior Associate for CEA, having joined the firm in 2012 supporting their philanthropic services practice. He leads investigations across a variety of issues for foundations, nonprofits organizations, and financial institutions, and has spent considerable time working with interventions that align market incentives with conservation outcomes. Max has worked with a variety of clients, including the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the Walton Family Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Harte Charitable Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, World Wildlife Fund, Environmental Defense Fund, and others. Prior to joining CEA, Max served as an Associate for a boutique investment bank, which focuses on structuring and raising debt and equity capital for rapid growth companies, and providing advisory and capital raising services for specialty lenders, both domestically and internationally. Max also worked previously with an environmental laboratory and consulting firm. Max earned his bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College in International Politics and Economics.