Penelope Jackson is the Director of Business Development for Gitterman Asset Management’s SMART (Sustainability Metrics Applied to Risk Tolerance)® Investing Services, which offer individuals and financial professionals investment opportunities in the ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) arena. Penelope is an accomplished financial services professional with 17 years of service on behalf of clients across the country. As the Director of Business Development, she successfully integrates both sides of the advisory experience, as a former vendor and a financial advisor.
Penelope brings a best in class practice management experience to her clients by pairing service with a passion for planning, deep knowledge of sustainability and direct shareholder advocacy. She deeply believes that the migration of investor capital towards more Sustainable, Impact, and ESG investments is one of the most effective ways to help facilitate positive change, and she is committed to helping investors and other financial professionals navigate the rapidly growing Sustainable, Impact, and ESG Investing landscape.
As a resident of the Pacific Northwest, her interests include supporting University of Washington Entrepreneurship program alongside her passion for the Seattle Impact Investing Community. She is also a mentor for the Beecken Center of the School of Theology at Sewanee and enjoys empowering professional women as a business leader.