Co-founder & CEO of Zady
Zady is an e-commerce platform & lifestyle destination for conscious consumers that believe in products with solid construction, the best materials, the lowest environmental footprint, the highest labor standards and timeless style.
Founder of The Bootstrap Project, an organization dedicated to changing the lives of artisans in developing countries.
Juris Doctorate degree with honors from Columbia Law School.
Senior Advisor at Tideline
With Tideline, Amy advises large institutions on impact investment strategies
Former Executive Director & Head of Principal Investments for J.P. Morgan’s Social Finance business unit
Began career in forensic accounting, & as a banker in J.P. Morgan’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Consumer & Retail Coverage groups
Master's of Professional Accounting, University of Texas
Co-Founder & CEO of Project JUST
Project JUST works to shift demand towards positive practices & ethical brands
Decade of experience at the intersection of business and social impact, worked in sustainable community development in West Africa & the US. As Acumen Global Fellow, managed a smallholder farmers program for organic & fair trade produce, including cotton in Uganda
BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, Cornell University MBA
CEO of Liztex
Liztex is a Guatemala-based, vertically integrated textile producer operating the largest textile mill in Central America
37 year veteran of the textile industry, holding C-suite positions with Kaltex America, UCO Raymond Denim, & Avondale Mills
Expert operator in global, diversified textile manufacturing
CEO & Managing Partner of EcoEnterprises Fund
EcoEnterprises Fund invests in the sustainable use of natural resources in Latin America
30 years experience in the field of impact investing
Prior to EcoEnterprises, Tammy directed Technoserve’s environmental business advisory service
Founder, Science Director & CEO of Apeel Sciences
Apeel is a material sciences company that provides solutions for produce growers to reduce reliance on pesticides, increase quality, & prolong shelf life
Ph.D. in polymer physics with, won the premier US polymer physics prize in 2012; dual undergraduate degrees in Materials Science & Engineering & Biomedical Engineering
Leads award-winning team of scientists & engineers
CEO & Founder of Toad&Co
US-based producer of socially & environmentally friendly outdoor industry lifestyle brand, founded in 1996.
Board member of the Outdoor Industry Association since 2000, Chair 2016 & 2017.
Prior to Toad&Co., career in business management and consulting. Undergraduate degree in Psychology, & Wharton MBA in Entrepreneurial Management and Finance
Managing Director of Global Partnerships /Eleos Social Venture Fund
Led the impact investment portfolio as Executive Director & founding board member at the Eleos Foundation
Seasoned Private Equity investor, having invested in multiple industries across North and South America. Co-founded & sold Spanish-language media company & a national Hispanic marketing & public relations firm
Consultant, Investor & Former COO Deckers
Over 25 years executive management experience across industries, in both public & private companies of various sizes. Former COO of Deckers, seeing the company through international expansion & move to e-commerce and omni channel capabilities
Co-founder & board member of Dash Brands in China. Currently holds board positions in and is advisor to 2 private footwear brands, a digital media company and a private therapeutic apparel company
Alante is committed to the values of communication, transparency, and partnership. To ensure these values are upheld in all of the work we do, Alante relies on a spirit of teamwork. Headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, Alante also has an office in New York City. With a small, remote and bi-coastal team, Alante provides a flexible and progressive work environment, with offices located in two great co-working spaces, and flexible travel between both locations.
Alante Capital seeks an experienced Investment Analyst to assist with sourcing and analyzing new investment opportunities, tracking the market, and supporting portfolio companies. The position is based in Santa Barbara, CA and will require a small amount of both domestic and international travel.