11Amy T. Carr, MS
Principal, Amy Carr Communications

Amy Carr is a seasoned marketing communications consultant who specializes in helping nonprofit organizations communicate with clarity and authenticity. Bringing more than 20 years of experience with government, nonprofit and for-profit sectors, she is skilled at setting priorities and executing communications plans and projects that advance charitable causes.

She most recently spent six years as the Public Awareness Director for Hand to Hold, a national nonprofit support organization for parents who have a newborn in the neonatal intensive care unit. During her tenure, the website and blog grew to a quarter-million unique users in 2015 and welcomed more than 40,000 fans on Facebook.

Amy formerly led the marketing communications, public relations and strategy efforts for the Center for Child Protection, a Children’s Advocacy Center. In 2008, she completed a community outreach campaign for the grand opening of its new $9.1 million facility and received two national Clarion Awards.

Always involved in helping children in some form or fashion, her prior positions included a marketing position for a K–12 instructional materials developer and government positions promoting child nutrition and substance abuse prevention.

In the volunteer realm, Amy serves as a Girl Scout Troop Co-leader as well as a Co-Director for the Bluebonnet Circle Service Unit which offers programming and leadership to 100+ troops in northwest Austin. She is also active in the Summitt Elementary PTA working on the school’s Eagle Fest fundraiser and website. Over the years, Amy has been involved in the Women Communicators of Austin in a variety of roles including as president and on the national board of the Association for Women in Communications.

She holds a Master of Science in organizational leadership and ethics from St. Edward’s University and a bachelor of arts in international studies and German from Trinity University. Connect on LinkedIn.  Contact her for more information and to learn more how she can help you with your communications project.

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