Amy Hook is the chief social impact officer and leads the social impact office at Novogradac. The social impact office advises the firm’s executive committee on ways to deploy labor and capital consistent with Novogradac’s commitments to continuous improvement, positive change within the firm, the professions in which the firm works and within the communities Novogradac serves. The social impact office is responsible for defining environmental and social risks and opportunities and creating a living social impact strategy to address those risks and opportunities. Hook also works with clients to build out their social impact programming, including strategy creation and goal setting, impact measurement and evaluation, and reporting. With more than 15 years of experience in the social impact realm, Hook has worked in different market sectors, including public, nonprofit and private organizations. Prior to joining Novogradac, Hook led environmental, social and governance (ESG) at Regions Bank where she worked on impact reporting; stakeholder engagement; diversity, equity and inclusion; environmental sustainability and environmental and social risk management. Prior to leading ESG efforts for Regions Bank, she worked on environmental sustainability at SunTrust as the first corporate sustainability leader the company hired. Before leading social impact programming in the banking industry, Hook focused on the capacity building of community development organizations throughout the United States, including affordable housing developers, community development service providers and government entities. Working in this arena for more than seven years at both ICF International and Enterprise Community Partners, she led initiatives partnering with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Department of Energy and others to create strategies, trainings, tool(kit)s, communications, and policies and procedures to improve affordable housing and community development delivery. Most notably, Hook led the multifamily sector of the Better Buildings Challenge and HUD’s first renewable energy technical assistance program, Renew300.