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Amelia serves as director of donor engagement on CFT’s relationships team, overseeing the administration and execution of donor services stewardship efforts, and building relationships with fund holders to deepen and enhance their charitable giving experience. She works closely with fund holders by facilitating family meetings, consulting on grantmaking, and connecting donors to North Texas nonprofits. Amelia also leads our Fund Holder Advisory Council.

Prior to joining CFT in 2015, Amelia was a category director at Heritage Auctions and began her career in government affairs in Washington, D.C.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in business and psychology from Sweet Briar College, and she studied at the University of Westminster in the UK and the University of Seville in Spain.

Community Leadership / Board Service

Amelia volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate with Dallas CASA, a board member of Faith Commons, a host committee member for the Big Tex Champion Club of the State Fair of Texas, and a member of the Advocacy Committee at her church.

Joined CFT


Favorite Aspect of CFT

"Working alongside brilliant and big-hearted colleagues, and helping donors find their individual passion as it relates to philanthropy."

Favorite Quote

"Find out who you are and do it on purpose."

— Dolly Parton