Sommers is an Associate based in New York where she focuses on analyzing and designing products and services that can expand the reach of financing for rural enterprises and smallholder farmers.
Before joining ISF, she worked as a consultant for the Acumen Fund and TechnoServe. Prior to that, she was a strategy consultant at L.E.K. Consulting, where she worked on 20+ projects for private equity firms, Fortune 500 companies, and new ventures. As a consultant, Sommers split her time between due diligences for private equity clients and strategy cases for retail and industrial companies across the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pacific region.
Sommers holds a BA in Environmental Justice from Vanderbilt University. She has lived and worked in sub-Saharan Africa, Australia, and the U.S.