Senior Vice President
Melissa Winkler is the Senior Vice President for Sales at Kestrel Verifiers, responsible for the adoption of green and social bond services across the fixed income universe and delivering exceptional client satisfaction. Ms. Winkler has over 17 years of financial services experience, spending over a decade of her career in public finance with top ten and regional firms. In past roles, Ms. Winkler led efforts in expanding new markets and participated in the issuance of nearly $6 billion of municipal securities across several sectors. She was privileged to join the senior management team of the first ever publicly offered Environmental Impact Bond in the US. Ms. Winkler understands the unique public sector landscape and the intersections where ESG can enhance competitiveness, minimize risk and strengthen resilience. Ms. Winkler maintains Series 7, Series 63, and Series 53 licenses.