CEO, Chestnut Advisory Group
Amanda is CEO of Chestnut Advisory Group, providing investor relations programs for hedge funds, private equity firms and all other asset managers. Before founding Chestnut, Amanda held several significant roles across the capital markets, most recently as Global Director of the Senior Portfolio Management team at AllianceBernstein. In that role Amanda led the firm’s product specialists as they marketed all of AB’s investment products to institutional investors. Amanda has deep experience in sell-side equity research, with multiple recognitions as a member of Institutional Investor’s “All-America” research team while at JPMorgan, and as Associate Director of Equity Research at Bank of America. Amanda holds an MBA from The Wharton School and a BA from Brown University, Phi Beta Kappa. Amanda began her Wall Street career on a bond trading desk, moving on to bond sales and then investment banking before becoming an equity analyst. Amanda currently serves as Chair of 100 Women in Hedge Funds’ Connecticut/Westchester Committee, and sits on Phillips Academy’s Andover Development Board. She previously served on the Board of Girls Inc of New York.