ImpactAssets, a Bethesda, Md.-based nonprofit investment firm seeking to increase the flow of capital to impact investing, has expanded its sales and marketing leadership ranks by naming Scott Nance as head of business development and Amy Bennett as marketing director.
Nance will be responsible for leading the distribution strategy of ImpactAssets' products such as its rapidly growing donor-advised fund and impact debt securities. In addition, he will focus on developing partnerships with wealth advisor networks and expanding direct relationships with impact investors.
Prior to joining ImpactAssets, Nance was a principal at ARK Global, a provider of institutional sales and marketing consulting services for leading alternative investment managers. Previously, he led and managed sales and distribution efforts for several financial organizations, including Equinox Fund Management, Robeco, Bank of America and Welton Investment Partners.
Nance currently serves as head of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA) chapter in San Francisco.
Bennett, who joined ImpactAssets in 2015, will expand her role by overseeing the strategic direction of all marketing at ImpactAssets and implementing a comprehensive program in support of investment products and field-building initiatives. She brings a wealth of financial services experience to ImpactAssets, including serving as a leader of marketing and strategy for Altegris, where she headed the development and implementation of comprehensive multi-channel sales and marketing strategies.
Bennett also managed key marketing functions at Guggenheim Investments, BlackRock and Barclays Global Investors.