Amy J. Epman, Senior Vice President and Director of Special Services
Amy Epman is senior vice president and director of Netzel Grigsby Associates’ Special Services division. Amy helps nonprofit organizations establish a bold vision for greater impact that is grounded in thoughtful planning and shared through creative storytelling.
Amy specializes in strategic communications and case development for major fundraising campaigns, organizational and financial development planning, and campaign feasibility studies and assessments. She also has extensive experience with foundation relations and grant writing, research, program development, and marketing and public relations.
Amy applies her curiosity, critical thinking and creativity to discover the distinctive qualities of each project and create a persuasive appeal for support. She most recently secured grant support for Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles’ $33 million capital campaign, developed an award-winning case statement for California Hospital Medical Center $50 million campaign, and supported Lincoln Training Center’s annual fundraising program. Her recent planning clients include Special Olympics Northern California/Nevada, Foundation for the Children of the Californias, and Crespi Carmelite High School.
Amy is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Los Angeles Chapter, and has taught classes in writing case statements and grants for the UCLA Extension Program on fundraising.
Amy earned a master’s degree in communication management from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara.