Amy Shapiro is the Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer of the Zimmer Children’s Museum. Amy is a nonprofit executive with extensive administrative, fundraising and event management experience. Prior to the Zimmer, Amy served as Executive Director, Advancement & Operation at P.S. ARTS, an organization which provided arts education to underserved public schools and communities. Prior to joining P.S. ARTS in 2001, Amy, who has a background in special education, was a High School Program Manager for Best Buddies of California, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with developmental disabilities.
Amy graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. of Science in 2000 and in 2006 she earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration, with an emphasis on Non-Profit Management, from the University of Southern California. Amy currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Westside Food Bank, an organization that annually distributes more than a million pounds of food to social services agencies, shelters and food pantries across West Los Angeles.