Omar is Executive Director of GreenLight Fund Philadelphia. Previously, Omar was a principal at Venture Philanthropy Partners where he co-managed a $20 million portfolio including a $10 million investment from the federal Social Innovation Fund. Omar serves on a number of boards of directors including Girard College Foundation and Maternity Care Coalition. He holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from George Washington University where he was a Presidential Administrative Fellow. A North Philadelphia native, Omar resides in the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood.