Amber’s career in marketing and communications spans industries, including corporate retail, technology and non-profit healthcare services.
A graduate of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, Amber wrote for the university’s health benefits newsletter distributed to university personnel. Here, her interest in health and wellness was put to use interviewing faculty and physicians at the university’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Her career path includes work at the Lincoln Electric Company, where she worked closely with the company counsel, sourcing documents to aid in litigation as well as ensuring content accuracy of product manuals and license and trade agreements. This was followed by a position at a full-service advertising agency where she provided account service for clients such as Ferro Corporation; Nook Industries; Drs. Hill & Thomas Co.; Weber Wood Medinger; and Ranpak Corporation. She then held marketing and communications positions at OfficeMax Inc.; and LDI Corporation, a network services provider. Amber’s next step landed her in the non-profit healthcare sector managing community relations for Hospice of the Western Reserve, one of the nation’s largest hospice providers. She also served as the director of marketing and public relations for two United Way agencies.
Amber has written for The Times community newspapers, circulated to residents of the Chagrin Valley, and for UBM Advanstar. She is Accredited in Public Relations through the Universal Accreditation Board, and is a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Her professional volunteer work includes serving on a PRSA national executive committee, as a board member of the PRSA Cleveland Chapter, and as communications chair for the Northeast Ohio Society for Technical Communication.
In her free time, Amber enjoys reading; outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and running; spending time with family and friends; and enjoys travel with her husband Jon.