Executive Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations Medical Advancement
Amy Smith was recruited to be the Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) for Washington University School of Medicine in November 2021. She has over 13 years’ experience working in the non-profit and fundraising field, ten of which have been in CFR at research universities. She started her CFR career at the University of Arizona where she raised over $22 million for faculty and students, and became an expert in facilitating complex, multi-stage grant proposals with large, diverse teams. Before Arizona, Amy worked in community development at the United Way of Utah County. She has a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Arizona. She enjoys running, hiking, trying new restaurants, theater, and music. Amy is excited to live in St. Louis and lead the CFR team as they work closely with faculty and advancement colleagues to raise private support for the WU School of Medicine.