Board of Directors
Nancy Anne Branton
Chairwoman of the Board
Nancy Anne Branton is a First Vice President- Investments with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC in Ridgeland Ms. Nancy Anne has been a financial advisor in the Jackson, Mississippi area for over 25 years. She graduated from Delta State University with a degree in Banking and Finance. Nancy Anne has served her community working with many non-profits thru the years. She most recently served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. She is also a member of the National Advisory Board for the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC. Nancy Anne lives in Brandon, MS with her wife Suzi Altman and her dog Walter.
Secretary of the Board
Inglish DeVoss graduated with a Bachelor’s in Sociology and Minor in African and Diaspora Studies from Tulane University. She was a gallery director in New Orleans before moving to Jackson in 2000. Inglish previously served as Program Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity, as an African art consultant for Disney, and as owner of Little Cook Lab, cooking enrichment classes for Jackson area children. Inglish has volunteered with several community organizations including on the Boards of AmeriCorp of Jackson, Women’s Foundation of Mississippi and Growing Up Knowing. She was an extended active for the Junior League in youth/ community programs as well as on various event and advisory committees for Mississippi Spay and Neuter, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Citizen’s Climate Lobby, and Grounds Krewe sustainable products and events in New Orleans. She served as the Community Liaison for Arts on the Green and three years on the St. Andrews Parent Association Executive Committee where her two sons presently attend.
Candace Partridge, PhD
Candace Partridge is a visiting researcher at the UCL Institute of Finance and Technology. She completed her doctorate there in 2019, where her research focused on the use of green bonds to finance more sustainable infrastructure for cities. She has also done postdoctoral research on the financial aspects of plastic waste management infrastructure at the UCL Plastic Waste Hub. She is currently doing further research into the green municipal bond market in the US, along with volunteering as a policy liaison for Citizen’s Climate Lobby.