Amy Daly-Donovan is an experienced and highly skilled consultant, facilitator, and trainer and has over 25 years of experience in the Organization Development field.
Amy has successfully managed several large projects and has a proven ability to lead high-performing teams and build collaborative relationships. Ms. Daly-Donovan has worked with executive and mid-level managers, first-line supervisors and staff in non-profit, for-profit, and government organizations. She is known for her dynamic, intuitive style and outstanding facilitation skills, brings a high degree of energy and enthusiasm, and believes in a collaborative, interactive approach to organization growth and development.
Amy serves as part-time Operations Director for the Community Foundation Opportunity Network (CFON), a national collaboration of 48 community foundations and several private foundation partners to build action and take leadership to close the opportunity gap in communities across the country. She in involved in the design and development of network structure and activities, supports the leadership team, and manages all aspects of the network’s functioning.
Amy is one of a handful of Senior Master Trainers of the award-winning Vital Smarts training programs Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability, and Influencer. Over the course of her 17-year affiliation with VitalSmarts, she is consistently one of their highest-rated trainers and presenters.
Ms. Daly-Donovan received her M.S. in Organization Development from The American University and her B.A. in Management from Moravian College. Professional development experiences include intensive workshops through NTL Institute, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry (Cape Cod Institute), Designed Learning, and VitalSmarts.
Amy values the importance of volunteerism and community building and has taken on many opportunities to do so. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Diaper Bank Network, recently served on the Board for Westside Baby, regularly supports Northwest Hope & Healing, and has supported Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS) for 23 years, twice chairing their annual fundraising event, managing a team of 14 volunteers and raising over $280K. She served several terms as President of her children’s school PTSAs (Pathfinder K-8 and Chief Sealth International High School in Seattle). She often provides professional services pro-bono to local non-profits as well.