Amy is an expert on socially conscious and civic engagement programs and on transforming them into meaningful, high impact movements. She has provided strategic communications counsel and management for leading brands, nonprofits and industry thought leaders.
Throughout her eleven years at FINN, Amy has directed national initiatives in public health, veterans’ health and well-being, domestic violence and sexual assault awareness and prevention, among other areas. Her portfolio includes Verizon’s Social Responsibility initiatives, Avon / Avon Foundation, Spike TV’s Veterans Operation Wellness campaign, Liz Claiborne Inc.’s (now Kate Spade) Love is Not Abuse campaign and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships program. She helped launch NO MORE, a global campaign designed to galvanize greater awareness and drive bystander action to end domestic violence and sexual assault.
Recently, Amy worked with the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired on a campaign to advocate for disability rights that resulted in the majority of presidential candidates updating their campaign websites to make information more accessible to the blind and visually impaired community.
She co-authored the study, “The Proportion of U.S. Parents Who Talk with Their Adolescent Children About Dating Abuse,” that was published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. She has been an expert speaker at the UN Women’s Strategic Imperatives for Ending Violence against Women Conference and Wired Safety’s Stop Cyberbullying Conference on Capitol Hill, among others.
Prior to working at Finn Partners, Amy served as Vice President of Regional Field Publicity and Promotions for New Line Cinema. She managed New Line Cinema’s marketing and publicity efforts across 25 regional agencies in over 70 markets in the United States and Canada for all film and Academy Award campaigns. Amy publicized New Line Cinema’s top 10 highest grossing films of all time including: The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Wedding Crashers, and Elf. Her work earned two PRWeek Awards for Arts, Entertainment and Media Campaign of the Year.
Amy serves on the boards of Day One, a New York nonprofit committed to educating young people about healthy relationships and NO MORE. She is also a DoSomething.org Corporate Committee Advisory Board member.