Amanda is Director of Faith-Based Initiatives, serving as a resource for faith investors on their impact investing journeys. She partners with faith leaders, institutions, and networks to build the capacity and community of practicing faith-based impact investors.
Before joining Calvert Impact Capital:
Prior to joining Calvert Impact Capital, Amanda worked at Opportunity Finance Network, the nation’s leading association of community development financial institutions (CDFIs) committed to providing affordable, responsible capital and financial services to communities not served by mainstream finance. There she worked with CDFI funders, investors, and practitioners as Senior Vice President, Development, and previously as Vice President, Strategic Consulting.
She has held had senior management roles at a technology company assisting Americans to sustainably move out of poverty and for a decade-plus at Jewish Funds for Justice/The Shefa Fund where she managed the first and only national initiative to organize the American Jewish community to invest in low-wealth communities across the county.
Amanda has prior experience as a commercial loan officer for the Self-Help Credit Union, and has worked with a range of mission-driven organizations. She holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, and an AB from Bryn Mawr College.
Outside of work, Amanda enjoys:
Road trips, woods walking, (hot) yoga, quality time with friends and family (in person and virtually!)
Amanda's favorite travel destinations are:
Faith and Investing
Faith-based asset owners are leading the way, not only for their peers, but also for secular values-based investors; demanding investment products and services to address urgent challenges.
11/01/22 | By Amanda Joseph
Faith and Investing
The guide includes steps for those seeking to incorporate impact investments into a faith institution’s portfolio, including how to establish an Impact Strategy and incorporate into portfolio policies
07/28/21 | By Amanda Joseph