Executive Director, Minnesota
Amy joined Positive Coaching Alliance in September 2016 as the Executive Director of the Minnesota Chapter. As CED, Amy works with the Minnesota board to develop, implement and evaluate a long-term strategy for the chapter. She represents PCA in the Twin Cities community by developing relationships with business, philanthropic, academic and government leaders. In addition, Amy is responsible for raising sufficient funds annually for PCA-Minnesota to thrive.
Prior to joining PCA, she worked as Executive Director for the professional women’s organization TeamWomenMN and Membership Director of a Chamber of Commerce. She also spent several years in Public Relations and Communications positions for large corporations such as Honeywell and NordicTrack, and was self-employed for 15 years as an International Adoption Caseworker. Amy earned a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from St. Cloud State University, while on a basketball scholarship. Amy is a Minnesota native, who grew up on courts and fields playing competitive tennis, basketball and softball. She has served as a basketball referee and USTA umpire, and has been a life-long athlete, coach and fan.
Amy lives in Eden Prairie, MN with her husband, also a college athlete. They have a son in the NFL and daughter who played collegiate volleyball. A favorite family activity is jumping in any of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes and waterskiing.