Amber Webb joined the Metropolitan Planning Council in January of 2020 as Vice President of Philanthropy, where she oversees the organization’s fundraising. Prior to joining MPC, Amber was the Vice President of Development and Marketing for Lawrence Hall, a $20 million social service nonprofit. The vision for her career is having a greater impact on the world. Amber has over 20 years of experience in philanthropy, for-profit marketing, and business development leadership roles with Fortune 500 healthcare companies. She is an alumnus of both Northwestern University and Northwestern Kellogg. She recently completed her Northwestern Kellogg Executive Scholar Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Amber was honored to be selected to participate in the 2019 Fellow cohort of the Allstate Foundation Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program in collaboration with Northwestern Kellogg’s Nonprofit Center. She most recently was a panel speaker at the Illinois Diversity Council’s Annual Illinois Women’s Conference and a recipient of the 2019 POWER 50 Award.
Amber is a lifelong Chicago region resident, grew up on the south side in Hyde Park, and currently lives in Lake County. In addition to her work for MPC Amber is an artist, an avid movie fan, a certified scuba diver, and has hit a hole in one in golf.
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B.S. Chemistry, Biochemistry, Northwestern University
M.B.A., Marketing and Healthcare Administration, Northwestern University
Certificate in Nonprofit Management, Northwestern University