Prior to joining the University, Amy served as the director of community development for the City of Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County. In addition to this role, Amy also worked directly for the Washtenaw County Administrator and Board of Commissioners, the Washtenaw Community Health Organization and the Mayor of Ann Arbor. Before moving to Ann Arbor in 2000, Amy conducted post-graduate research in economic development in Zimbabwe.
She received a B.A. in political economy from Hillsdale College and a master’s degree in social work with a concentration in economic and social development from Washington University in 1998.
Read more about Amy on her life, interests, and what she loves about the BEC.