Managing Director, ESG
Amanda currently leads Solebury Trout’s ESG practice, which guides companies on ESG strategies that create long-term value and drive stakeholder engagement, encompassing both investor relations and corporate communications initiatives. Amanda works closely with management teams and boards to create, improve and communicate strong ESG practices that can reduce risk and create opportunities, leveraging her practical investor relations, corporate communications and ESG expertise.
Prior to joining Solebury Trout, Amanda most recently served as Assistant Vice President, Investor Relations & ESG Reporting at Hannon Armstrong (NYSE: HASI), a leading investor in climate change solutions. She joined Hannon Armstrong in 2012, prior to its initial public offering, and was responsible for the development and execution of the company’s investor relations strategy as well as creating and implementing ESG-related strategies, policies and communications. This resulted in a significant increase in ownership by ESG-oriented investors and broad recognition of Hannon Armstrong’s ESG leadership in the public capital markets. During her seven-year tenure at Hannon Armstrong, Amanda participated in raising over $1 billion in the public capital markets. Notably, she built an award-winning investor relations program, garnering the 2019 Best Overall Investor Relations (Small Cap) Award and was a finalist for Best ESG Reporting at the IR Magazine 2019 U.S. Awards. She was also a finalist for the 2018 Rising Star of Investor Relations award.
Amanda holds a bachelor of business administration, cum laude, from Loyola University Maryland and a master of science in investor relations from Fordham University. She has served as a member of the ESG working groups for both the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).