Press release: Museum appoints Amber Withycombe director of institutional giving

By | May 3, 2016
Amber Withycombe

Amber Withycombe

ST. LOUIS, May 3, 2016—Amber Withycombe has been appointed director of institutional giving at the Saint Louis Art Museum, where she will oversee funding relationships with corporations and foundations and serve as the institution’s chief representative to the St. Louis corporate-funding community.

Withycombe recently was director of development for LaunchCode, the St. Louis-based national nonprofit that seeks to create economic opportunities through apprenticeships and job placement in technology. She previously served as director of corporate and foundation relations at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and director of development and advancement at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs at George Mason University.

“With her experience in nonprofit management and her knowledge of the St. Louis business community, Amber is a great addition to our development team,” said Carl Hamm, the Museum’s deputy director for development and external affairs. “We’re pleased to welcome such a talented professional to the Art Museum.”

Withycombe received a master of fine art degree in creative writing from the University of Iowa and an undergraduate degree in English at the University of California, Berkeley.

CONTACT: Matthew Hathaway, 314.655.5493, matthew.hathaway@slam.org