After more than 18 years of serving in senior positions at environmental & social impact non-profit organizations and consulting firms, Amy utilized her business acumen, organizational expertise, and her ability to successfully manage multiple simultaneous projects to create Allera Strategies in order to help small companies and organizations go to scale through operational and project management.
Amy’s academic and professional experiences have always been driven by her dedication and commitment to cause-oriented, environmental sustainability, social impact and women’s health issues.
Prior to creating Allera Strategies, Amy worked with multinational corporations from various industry sectors and environmental sustainability & social impact organizations by using an integrative approach to synthesizing ideas, priorities, partners and projects. As the Director, Executive Office at Feeding America, essentially serving as the chief of staff to the CEO, she ensured the efficient operation of the Executive Office. For more than a decade, Amy was an Executive Vice President and Environmental Sustainability Strategist at Navista The Public Affairs Group, Inc. In that role she provided strategic counsel, leadership, organizational management, facilitation, planning, and membership & business development to corporations and trade associations including the Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI), Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) and other clients. She began her career as an Environmental Policy Analyst at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC).
Amy has a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences and Policy from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs, Environmental Science and Management from Indiana University (Bloomington, IN).
She is on the Board of Advisors of Global Impact’s MyGrowfund.org and the External Advisory Board of the Polar Learning And Responding (PoLAR) Climate Change Education Partnership (PoLAR CCEP) at Columbia University. She is a member of Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment (WCEE), Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future (WNSF), Indiana University Alumni Association’s IUvisors Career-Advisor and IU’s SPEA Mentor Program.