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Amy Funk - Vice President Ter Molen Watkins and Brandt

Amy Funk started her career in the not-for-profit sector almost two decades ago and was instrumental in the public phase of a $20 million capital campaign at Sarasota Opera and the launch of a $13 million capital campaign at Midwest CareCenter (now JourneyCare).  She also oversaw the initial phase of a successful building campaign at the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago and recently served as Chief Development Director at Have Dreams, an autism resource organization.  Her background includes extensive recruitment, capital campaign and board development experience. Amy has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Millikin University and earned a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management, with distinction, from DePaul University in June 2012.  She currently serves on the Peer Mentoring Committee of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Chicago Chapter.

"My time in the DePaul SPS program helped to connect me to the greater Chicago philanthropic committee, and the critical thinking skills I honed in the classroom are something I utilize every day.”​