Amy Smith • Principal

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Amy Smith brings a rich history of experience with nonprofits, executive search, organizational consultation and a specialized expertise in highly sensitive leadership turnover. Her diverse track record of success represents a wide spectrum of scale, scope and sectors including youth and adult social services, LGBT organizations, foundations and healthcare. From small, local agencies to large-scale national and international organizations, Amy has conducted searches for CEO, executive and senior level leadership positions based on the unique and specific needs for each client she serves.

Prior to joining Kittleman, Amy Smith was the Founder and Managing Director of Advanced Corporate Research Solutions (ACRS), an executive search firm based in Greater Philadelphia dedicated to delivering outstanding outcomes in every aspect of the search process. Before getting into executive search Amy was the Development Director at Supporting Kidds, the Center for Grieving Children and Their Families. Amy also worked at a radio station in the Philadelphia region. Her media experience and network connected her with an opportunity to work for a New York City based search firm that specialized in placing national and international media talent, as well as architecture, financial, education, and nonprofit organizations.

Amy earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Stockton University. She has served as a mentor at West End Neighborhood House, a nonprofit whose mission was to help economically and culturally diverse individuals achieve self-sufficiency, as well as a past Board Member for the Delaware Center For Justice, a nonprofit dedicated to transforming the quality of justice through advocacy, policy, and practice. Amy was integrally involved with the city of Philadelphia's initiatives to help raise awareness and provide stable housing for youth and young adults experiencing homelessness.