After beginning her career in broadcast journalism, Amy has spent most of her career working in the non-profit marketing industry. In her current role, she serves as the Director of Philanthropy for Royal Neighbors of America, a fraternal life insurance organization headquartered in Rock Island, Illinois with a mission to empower women and their families. In this position, Amy manages more than $18 million in Social Good generated by Royal Neighbors and its members.
Specifically, Amy enjoys exploring the world of corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a public relations and marketing strategy. She believes that CSR can pro-actively steward positive communication about an organization’s values and trust as a community partner.
Amy received her bachelor’s degree in Radio/TV broadcasting and Journalism from St. Ambrose University and her master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Iowa. She recently received her certificate in Corporate Citizenship Management from Boston College. Amy also teaches Visual Communication at St. Ambrose University. Amy lives in Bettendorf with her husband Jason and her two children, Dylan and Olivia.