About Amy Stephan
Nonprofit Management Experience
Amy has more than 13 years of experience in nonprofit management at local and national organizations, and currently serves as Managing Partner for CCS Consulting Services. Amy specializes in many areas of nonprofit management including:
Organizational Development • Strategic Planning • Major Gifts • Donor Cultivation • Capital Campaigns • Volunteer, Staff and Board Development • Special Events Development/Management • Public Relations • Social Media Management • Risk Management • Budget Planning/Implementing • Educational Outreach
Amy also provides services for individuals looking to begin a career in the nonprofit and development industry:
Resume & Cover Letter Review/Creation • Interview Preparation & Strategy • Review of the Fundamentals of Fundraising.
Print Media Experience
Amy is a published writer with experience as a weekly columnist and writer for a daily newspaper. She has served as managing editor, copy editor and page designer for multiple publications. She has served as a monthly guest blogger on the topic of social media and nonprofits for Neal Schaffer at www.windmillnetworking.com, and currently writes for her own blog on this site.
Education and Training
Amy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism & Technical Communication from Colorado State University – Ft. Collins. She also completed the Bachelor of Sales Management Training Program through the American Diabetes Association and completed the Management Training Program with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.