As Chief Programs Officer, Ami McReynolds leads Feeding America teams supporting member relations, member grants, contract compliance, food safety, network analytics and network learning. In her role, Ami is responsible for deepening organizational understanding of network member needs and performance drivers across the Feeding America network of 200 food banks, leveraging insights grounded in data to strengthen network performance, and coordinating capacity building services, against prioritized strategies, to members.
Ami joined Feeding America in January, 2011 as Vice President of Talent. She became Vice President of National Programs in October, 2012 and was promoted to Senior Vice President of Network Development in October, 2014. Prior to joining Feeding America, Ami spent 15 years working in for profit and higher education institutions with a focus in organizational development and leadership effectiveness. She held a variety of leadership roles in for profit companies and higher education institutions including Deloitte & Touche, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, a Mars Subsidiary, University of Illinois at Chicago and United Airlines.
She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and her Master’s degree in Education from Indiana University. Ami also earned her Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.