With over 30 years of nonprofit experience, including program development, strategic
planning, fiscal management, nonprofit management, board development, capacity
building, grant writing, and fund development (largest award totaling $3.2 million).
Amber utilizes her vast array of experiences from private, government, nonprofit and academia
to deliver an innovative and comprehensive approach to her roles.
Amber has served in numerous positions including Program Administrator for
Congresswoman Maxine Waters’ Community Build, Inc., a sustainable community revitalization and economic development organization; as Grant Writer and Media Outreach Director, for UC Cooperative Extension in Los Angeles; as Executive Director, for Girls Inc. of Los Angeles; as the Philanthropic Development Manager for DaVita, Inc. an international Fortune 200 healthcare company; the Associate Director for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, a grant making nonprofit where she awarded over $7 million annually to top pancreas researchers in the nation; in her current title, Philanthrepreneur, and owner of a boutique nonprofit consulting firm, she helps nonprofit founders fund their nonprofit organizations for long-term impact and sustainability.
Amber received her undergraduate degree in English from Loyola Marymount
University, a technical writing certificate from CSU Dominguez Hills, and a Master’s of
Science degree in Public Administration from California State University, Los Angeles.
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