Council for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
Children’s Home Society/Home Team Parent Aide Program
Christian Family Care Agency
Church Council of Greater Seattle
Everett Community College
Greater Everett Community Foundation
Haller Lake Christian Health Care Clinic/Puget Sound Christian Clinic
Highline Medical Center Foundation
Lincoln Health Center/Student Health Options,
Pike Market Senior Center & Food Bank
Phoenix Rescue Mission
The Rose House
RSVP of Kittitas County/501 Commons
Senior Services of Seattle/King County
The Amadeus Project
Exchange Club of
Early Learning Coalition of Walla Walla
HighPoint Solutions/ Focus on the Family & Episcopal Relief & Development
Highline Community College Foundation,
Tourism Walla Walla
Walla Walla Community College
Walla Walla Community Network
Whatcom Family & Community Network
Whatcom Humane Society
"Amy is an exceptional person
with a myriad of talents…I have worked with Amy since 2001 and have
found her to be very astute at assessing organizational capacity and in
determining program development opportunities given budget and human
Her insight on the leadership needs of an
organization will serve her well. She is a very creative individual
with superb communication skills."
Executive Director, the YouZeum
Former Vice President, Resource Development, Senior Services of Seattle
Finding purpose is the best way to describe how I arrived at this stage of my work and life.
By working with me you too can discover your purpose. Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi calls this "flow," where our talents, skills and passions converge and our work and life have meaning.
In my 26 years as a professional working for major corporations, large and small nonprofits, community groups and a government agency, I have come to realize that we are each capable of having tremendous impact once we know our strengths and have the capacity to use them daily in our work.
This is why I have I have honed my strengths of strategic focus and curiosity combining them with empathy, humor andcreativity in my work with clients. Research based consulting I infuse my work
with years of research on resilience, interpersonal neurobiology, intentional change, and emotional
intelligence to help my clients achieve the transformation they seek.
I also bring a panoramic view to my work, gleaned from roles as a marketing communications specialist, public
relations director, and grant writer and from my work with a private grant
making foundation. Prior to my work in the nonprofit sector, I worked with the Washington
State Dairy Products Commission and as a client relations analyst with Ford
I am a 2009 graduate
of Seattle University’sMaster of Nonprofit Leadership
(MNPL) program and have a BA in Consumer Economics. I also am a
certified emotional intelligence coach through Multi Health Systems, Inc. In my masters
work, I created a model for intentional change that focused on aligning
individual leader competencies with organizational strategy. This is based on the work of Richard Boyatzis, professor in the psychology and organizational
behavior departments of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
I recently was fortunate to study and complete a certificate in Appreciative Inquiry with David Cooperrider and Ronald Fry at Case Western Reserve's Weatherhead School of Management.
I continue to incorporate mindfulness practices in my work. The work of Daniel Siegel has been profoundly inspirational and transformative for me!
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