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Amy Collins 

Amy is a consultant specializing in economic development and data analytics. With 7 years of experience in financial analysis and small business lending, Amy enjoys transforming financial chaos into clarity and empowering mission-driven organizations to increase their effectiveness.

Before beginning her work as a consultant, Amy was a Senior Analyst and Loan Officer at Accion, where she managed a portfolio of $1.5mm, processed loan packages through underwriting to approval, and worked with business owners to overcome challenges and plan for growth. Prior to Accion, Amy was a Young Fellow at Sé Más Microfinanzas in Punta de Mita, Mexico, where she launched a new loan product and designed and implemented a social impact survey. 

Amy has a master’s degree in Business Analytics from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Hope College. She has been published in the journal of Cost Management, speaks fluent Spanish, and is a certified Quickbooks Online ProAdvisor. Hailing from Chicago, Amy is an avid reader, a slow but enthusiastic runner, and a Registered Yoga Teacher. She currently resides in Jerusalem, Israel with her husband.