Amy Coe Rodde is a partner in Bridgespan's San Francisco office. Since joining Bridgespan in 2007, Amy has worked extensively with foundations and family offices that seek to maximize social impact with their giving. This includes helping clients define their objectives, develop strategies, source investment opportunities, and conduct due diligence. Amy has particular expertise in the field of education. She has worked with a range of organizations and foundations on issues including teacher development and effectiveness, social and emotional learning, and growth/replication. She is co-author of the paper "Building the Missing Link between the Common Core and Improved Learning
" (Bridgespan.org, September 2013) and of the article “Four Tips for EdTech Investors Who Care About Impact
” (EdSurge, 2016).
Prior to joining Bridgespan, Amy worked at NewSchools Venture Fund, a nonprofit venture philanthropy firm that supports and invests in K-12 education entrepreneurs. At NewSchools, she evaluated investment opportunities and provided ongoing strategic and operational support and advice to grantees. Amy also worked as the start-up and operations manager for Education For Change, a charter management organization in Oakland, CA.
Before joining NewSchools, Amy worked at Bain & Company, where she advised corporate clients on strategic and operational issues, and private equity firms on investment decisions.
Amy graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth College. She also received an MBA and a Masters in Education, both from Stanford University. Amy is the proud mother of three children – two boys and a girl.