Amber joined the foundation in January 2008, but her service to the organization began in 2001 as an employee of Greater Texas Foundation’s former subsidiary organizations. As Chief Financial Officer, Amber is responsible for the financial operations of the foundation, including the oversight of the investment portfolio, student loan portfolio, and grant disbursements. Specific duties include audit and tax matters, support to the board of directors, the budget process, cash management, accounts payable, and payroll.
Amber graduated from Texas A&M University in May 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting. In January 2006, she received certification as a Certified Public Accountant from the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and currently serves as Executive Director for the Brazos Valley Chapter of Certified Public Accountants.
In addition to spending time with her husband and three daughters, Amber enjoys exercising, outdoor activities, and spending time on her family’s ranch.