Amy Collins has deep roots in the Gulf South region, working on branding, public relations, and cause marketing for a host of clients at Gambel Communications where she serves as Vice President.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Loyola University New Orleans and a Master's in Mass Communication from Louisiana State University. From 2006 to 2012, Amy served as executive director of the New Orleans-based Young Leadership Council (YLC). A highlight of her time at YLC was developing the Wednesday at the Square concert series into an annual rite of spring, raising more than $500,000 annually and attracting 6,000+ people each week.
In 2016, Amy and her husband Sherwood created and launched the first-ever Beignet Fest to raise money for autism programs in New Orleans.
During the early part of her career, Collins worked in sports marketing for the New Orleans Brass Hockey Team, Louisiana State University Athletics and University of New Orleans Athletics.