Amy joined Deschutes Children’s Foundation as the Development Director in 2013, and was promoted to Executive Director in 2016. From 2011 – 2013, Amy was a Volunteer Coordinator for The Bloom Project, organizing a daily team to collect donated flowers to be repurposed into fresh arrangements delivered to local hospice patients.
Prior to moving to Bend, Amy worked in Development at the Los Angeles Philharmonic from 2000 to 2008. She was proud to be a key member of the Special Events team that opened Walt Disney Concert Hall to world-wide acclaim in October 2003. Following this accomplishment, she was promoted to Board Development Officer where she served as the primary steward for the Board of Directors and a major donor group, the Board of Overseers. Amy believes that dedicated people are the heart of a successful organization and honors each individual for their generosity and contribution.
In her spare time, Amy enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time outdoors with her family.