Amy Celep CEO, Community Wealth Partners

Amy Celep serves as the CEO of Community Wealth Partners, a Share Our Strength organization that partners with nonprofits and foundations to tackle social problems at the magnitude they exist. Amy was named to this role in April 2010, and since then has led the organization in developing and implementing a new strategy for greater impact, while achieving significant revenue growth and securing a marquee list of partners.  Amy served in various consulting and management roles with Community Wealth Partners for eight years before moving into her current position. Prior to joining the organization, she worked in the nonprofit sector as a marketer and fundraiser and in the private sector where she served as a producer for a CBS affiliate’s award-winning evening news. Amy is a frequent writer and presenter on the topics of strategy, scale, sustainability, leadership development and collaboration. Most recently she curated a Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) blog series, “The Value of Intentional Influence,” which explores influence as an approach to scale, as well as co-authored an SSIR feature article, “When Good Is Not Good Enough,” which chronicles the journey of two organizations seeking to solve social problems at scale.  Amy is a member of the Leadership Greater Washington Class of 2012. She received her MBA from Georgetown University and her BS from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.