As the Director of Services for Southwest Missouri, Amy is enthusiastic about supporting impactful philanthropy and encouraging charitable investment in the southwest region of the state.
Amy joined the organization in 2021 with more than twenty years of experience in the private and nonprofit sectors. Prior to her role at Philanthropy Missouri, Amy worked for ten years as a freelance editor and writer for individuals, businesses and nonprofits. She also served six years as an adjunct college instructor of business communications and has delivered communications training to business professionals, both regionally and nationally. Amy earned her undergraduate degree in English from Baylor University.
Actively engaged in her community of Branson, Missouri, Amy has served as a board member for a variety of nonprofit organizations including the Ozark Mountain Family YMCA, Ozarks Regional YMCA and Elevate Branson. She currently serves on the board of the Silver Dollar City Foundation. She was also a founding board member of Faith Community Health, a low-cost health center for the uninsured and underinsured. Amy is passionate about encouraging and equipping people to make a positive difference in the lives of those around them.
Amy and her husband have lived in Branson for twenty years and are raising two amazing daughters.