Amy comes to The Prosperity Agenda (TPA) with a formal background in International Business that allowed her to immerse herself in the financial capability world. This work prepared her for the rigor of TPA where she manages with keen interest both career readiness and financial capability projects. Amy's co-chaired the Seattle King County Financial Empowerment Network as well as managed financial education and health-related programs with local community based organizations in the greater Seattle area. Her desire to increase economic opportunities for individuals and families drives her deep-seated desire to build effective solutions for both organizations and the communities served.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Society, Ethics and Human Behavior with a minor in Human Rights and a Master in Business Administration from Liverpool Hope University. While attending graduate school in the UK she interned for MicroCapital, writing research briefs for the global microfinance community.
Amy takes full advantage of the beautiful Puget Sound being an avid hiker, long-distance runner and growing desire to be the best novice rower around.