Executive VP of Development & Comprehensive Campaign Director
Amason comes to Drury from Piedmont College in Demorest, Georgia, where she has been the Vice President for Institutional Advancement since 2013. At Piedmont, she was responsible for building a comprehensive fundraising and communication program, as well as community relations. During her tenure she instituted a series of new alumni events throughout the state of Georgia, increased Piedmont’s total giving and the number of donors, and worked closely with leadership and academic departments on several capital projects. Amason also implemented or improved a number of communications processes, including efforts related to branding, social media, publications, public relations, and historical church connections.
Prior to that, Amason was a vice president in fundraising and development roles for the Phoenix Symphony, Scottsdale Healthcare Foundation, Arizona State University, and at her alma mater, Washburn University in Topeka Kansas. She has also been an independent fundraising consultant, providing strategic counsel for non-profit organizations across the country.
Amason is married to her husband, Craig, an archivist. Their two grown sons reside in Georgia.