Amy Trakinski is Managing Director of VegInvest, a mission-driven investment firm which provides early-stage capital to companies focusing on providing alternatives to the use of animals. Amy has also practiced animal law for 18 years and was a partner in Egert and Trakinski, where she litigated on behalf of national animal protection organizations, grassroots advocacy groups, and individual clients. She serves on the boards of Animal Welfare Trust and Compassion Over Killing, and is a member of the Humane Society of the United State’s New York State Council. Amy holds a B.A. in History from Binghamton University and a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.