Major Gift Officer
Amber joined WRI’s Development Program as Major Gift Officer in 2021. In this role, she works with the Individuals Team to strategize and build relationships with individual and family foundation major donors and prospects to expand impact and advance solutions for today’s environmental challenges.
Before joining WRI, Amber worked as a fundraiser for progressive federal and statewide candidates committed to social justice and climate action. Amber most recently served as Virginia Finance Director for Jennifer Carroll Foy’s gubernatorial campaign and as Finance Director for her PAC, Virginia for Everyone. Amber uses her experience in the fast-paced world of political advocacy and fundraising to generate more flexible support for WRI.
Amber graduated as a Moeur Award recipient from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and English Literature. Outside of work, Amber spends her time hunting for mid-century furniture and asking her puppy, Frankie, what’s in her mouth.