832 Georgia Avenue

Suite 221

Chattanooga, TN 37402





Chestnut Funds extends its expertise through its affiliate relationships. Chestnut Development offers development management and project management services to select Chestnut Funds investments. Chestnut Catalyst brings knowledge and experience in impact framework design and measurement, strategic capacity building, and venture investing to Chestnut's Opportunity Zone Fund.

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Hailey Johnston

Investor Relations


Hailey manages investor communication and investment services for Chestnut. Additionally, she works with the funds' general partners on fundraising activities, capital management and marketing. Hailey joined Chestnut in 2014 and has assisted in the formation and management of four funds.


Prior to joining Chestnut, Hailey served in the Peace Corps as a Health and Environmental Education Volunteer in Senegal, West Africa from 2011-2013. Her work there primarily focused on girls education, malaria, and clean water and sanitation initiatives.

Hailey received a BS in Marketing and a minor in Art History from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and an MBA from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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