Amy Ross is a Vice President in Corporate Real Estate and Workplace, focusing on environmental risk and environmental sustainability for SunTrust. Amy joined SunTrust in April of 2016 and is responsible for managing environmental risk in the SunTrust corporate real estate portfolio and the initiation and management of environmental sustainability initiatives throughout the bank.
Throughout her career, Amy has used entrepreneurship and her real estate development background to create social impact throughout communities nationwide. Prior to SunTrust, Amy was an expert consultant with ICF International, a large international consulting firm based out of Fairfax, Virginia. At ICF she established and maintained firm expertise in the intersection of community development and sustainability for federal and state clients, primarily DOE and HUD. Previously, Amy established a new program with Enterprise Community Partners in Columbia, Maryland, focusing on the integration of sustainability metrics in HUD programming. In previous roles, Amy worked in community development and engagement, in the public sector, and as a commercial real estate developer with a concentration on community revitalization and sustainability. Amy’s work has included focus on such programming as state and local economic development, Historic Tax Credits, New Markets Tax Credits, Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, various HUD programs, Fannie Mae loans, federal sustainability and community development policy and program creation, large scale non-profit development and grant writing, public-private partnerships for social impact, and community engagement.
Amy holds a Master of Real Estate Development from Clemson University and is a LEED Accredited Professional.