Amon Anderson is the Director of Acumen America, the U.S.-focused portfolio of Acumen, the nonprofit social venture fund changing the way the world tackles poverty. In his role, Amon oversees efforts to build sustainable poverty alleviation models within the United States, which include workforce initiatives funded by Barclays. Most recently, Amon worked on Acumen’s Global Portfolio team out of New York. Prior to Acumen, Amon worked in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with Cherokee Investment Partners, developing an impact investing strategy and building a community of entrepreneurs.