Amy is excited and passionate about spreading hope and light through media and spoken words.
Amy has an extensive background in speaking and advocacy, with more than 15 years in non-profit leadership and marketing, providing vision and collaboration in both Christian ministry and for-profit agency settings.
As the Founder of a non-profit for women facing cancer, Amy is driven and detail-oriented. The Lydia Project is a ministry that she began organically and locally more than ten years ago that now engages thousands internationally. This ministry mobilizes hundreds of volunteers to serve thousands of cancer patients and was awarded the national “Points of Light” award as a model of volunteer service and community engagement by the Bush administration.
Amy now works at the VP of Marketing for Vi Bella Jewelry, and international job-creation ministry with centers in Haiti, Mexico, and the U.S., conducting webinars, outreach events, and coordinating messaging for this world-changing company.
As a speaker, Amy is comfortable in audiences of one to one thousand, and able to passionately pitch ideas and brainstorm marketing tactics from titles to details. Amy has managed small and large special events~ from community fundraisers inviting 3,000 community members to formal black-tie galas directed at key supporters.
As a cancer survivor, Amy has been able to walk the path alongside cancer patients and their loved ones, connecting them with needed resources both locally and nationally. She has also been an encourager to bloggers, authors, and founders of new businesses.
Topics Amy loves to share:
Cancer: From Treatment to Teamwork~ How Hope Wins
The Other Side of the Microscope: Sharing with Researchers the Importance of Patient Perspectives
Beloved: This is What God Calls Each of Us. It’s Time We Believe It.
Capture God’s Calling on Your Life: Put Your Brave Boots On and Run After It, Sister!