Executive Director Amanda Hoffman

As the Executive Director, Ms. Hoffman is charged with the ongoing implementation and strategizing of the IIG mission and goals; to provide young women with a strong financial knowledge base, successful female mentors, and exposure to financial services.  Ms. Hoffman has previously held positions at Putnam Investments, Forrester Research and Commonwealth Financial Network. 

Director of Strategy and Operations Betsy Kelder

Betsy comes to IIG from Belmont Day School, in Massachusetts. At Belmont Day she was the Director of Summer & External Programs, overseeing all of the school’s programming outside of the academic day –serving almost 800 children and 120 staff annually.  She also served on the school’s administrative team – leading school wide initiatives.  She has experience with hiring and managing staff, creating budgets, program design and facilitation, staff training, strategic planning and organization design.

New England Region Program Director Erin White

Since moving to Massachusetts in 2012, Erin White has worked for a variety of educational nonprofits in partnership with public schools in Boston and Lawrence. With a BA in English from the University of Michigan and an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University, Erin also offers a creative perspective in the realm of personal finance, and believes there is no single kind of education or experience more valuable than the rest.

Mid-Atlantic Program Manager Karen Daley

Karen comes to IIG after spending ten years as a secondary social studies teacher in the Baltimore City and Howard County School Systems. She holds an Advanced Professional Certificate in Social Studies (7-12) with endorsements in Reading and Special Education. Ms. Daley has served as a content team leader and as a professional development model teacher for National Geographic Education.