Amy brings a wealth of expertise and experience from her more than 25 years in community hospitals and academic health care philanthropy programs. She specializes in significant gifts and partnerships for community impact and population health initiatives. Working with both health care and higher education organizations, Amy offers a unique perspective, especially valuable with academic medical centers. Amy’s passion lies in the impact of community and population health, the engagement of physicians and nurses in patient gratitude programs and the influence of effective board leadership.
Prior to Accordant, Amy served as Associate Dean for Advancement and Alumni Engagement at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University. She led all aspects of the school’s development and alumni relations programs, including major gifts, planned giving, board leadership and comprehensive campaigns. Prior to Emory, Amy held various roles including Chief Development Officer at University Health Care System in Augusta, Georgia.
Amy is a Fellow of the Association of Healthcare Professionals (FAHP), a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and a Certified Grants Specialist (CGS). She has served in many leadership roles at the regional and national levels of the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP). Amy has published and presented on numerous topics including academic and healthcare system partnerships, nurse engagement in patient gratitude, non-profit lessons learned from the for-profit sector and population health initiatives. Amy holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia.