Amanda Schmidt has more than 15 years of experience in fund development and nonprofit advancement. A proud Sun Devil and Lumberjack, she received her undergraduate degree in Nonprofit Leadership and Management and is finishing her master’s in Organizational Leadership. Most recently, Amanda was the Director of Development for Strategic Initiatives at Northern Arizona University. During her time at NAU, she created an innovative approach to annual giving and worked to advance the most critical initiatives outlined by the institution. Early in her career she helped to relaunch the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame and rebranded the Phoenix Regional Sports Commission as a leader in sports-related tourism. While managing events for Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, Amanda helped facilitate event revenue growth of 500% over 5 years. Amanda has a rich history with local nonprofits, helping to rebuild and reimagine sustainable growth and success. Amanda is excited to step into her role as the Chief Development Officer for notMYkid and is committed to strategic and innovative solutions to helping advance the organization’s mission during a time of critical growth.

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