Amaya joined CLINIC in February 2004. As Development Officer, she coordinates donor services and handles state and federal charitable registrations and CLINIC’s participation in workplace campaigns. Before taking her present position, she provided several years of legal assistance to attorneys in CLINIC’s Religious Immigration Services section.
Amaya brought 21 years of management and marketing experience to CLINIC. She has worked for companies like Inova Fairfax Hospital, Jones Lang LaSalle, Universal Outdoor and the former Woodward & Lothrop retail group. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing from the University of Maryland University College and an associate degree in business management, marketing and merchandising.
Fluent in Spanish, Amaya has taught both the language and the culture to preschoolers and assists immigrant families by acting as the liaison for and with the public school system.