The Investment Adviser Association and ACA Group are pleased to host an interactive discussion with Amy Knapp, partner and COO at Corsair Capital. Beginning in 2020, Corsair’s leadership developed an action-oriented, intentional diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategy that has continued to evolve and mature since that time. Amy will share insights and lessons learned thus far in Corsair’s DEI journey, with the aim to share practical, industry-relevant advice and good practices with other firms seeking to set and advance DEI objectives.Register Now
Charting the Course to DEI: An Advisory Firm Case Study
May 24, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET)
Amy M. Knapp, CPA, is a partner, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Corsair. She co-leads Corsair’s ESG and DEI initiatives and serves as a member of the Buyouts and Infrastructure Investment Committees. She has leadership responsibilities for the finance, legal, compliance, human talent, investor relations, information technology, and office management functions of Corsair. Prior to joining Corsair, Knapp was an associate with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Previously, she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the firm’s capital markets audit and assurance practice. She holds a B.S. in accounting from the University at Albany, SUNY and an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business.
Peyun Kok is a director in ACA’s ESG Advisory Services group and is the technical lead on all social-focused work undertaken by the ESG team, including DEI program development. She has 15 years of experience conducting socioeconomic and health research, with 12 years of consulting experience providing sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and ESG services to clients in a wide range of sectors, with a particular focus on social and human rights. Her in-depth experience researching the real-world social and human rights impacts of business activities on stakeholders at various levels has given her a unique perspective on systems of social, economic, and political oppression and inclusion.
Nancy Hancock is the IAA’s vice president, business practices. Before the IAA, she spent more than 20 years in marketing communications, most recently in the institutional channel at T. Rowe Price. Previously, Hancock worked at Putnam Investments, aligned with the institutional, RIA, and 529 businesses, following eight years at State Street, where she supported the custody units serving the firm’s institutional, mutual fund, and insurance services client bases. Hancock holds a B.A., cum laude, in French with a minor in German from the University of Illinois. She earned her MBA with a dual concentration in marketing and finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She holds a FINRA Series 7 license.