Amy Geffen

Director, Professional Development,
Council for Economic Education

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Amy Geffen, PhD is currently Director of Professional Development for the Council for Economic Education. She has been a pro bono consultant for the Taproot Foundations. Previously, as President and CEO of NYSSA she implemented a new CRM system and launched NYSSATV (TM). She has over twenty years experience in association management developing, marketing, and delivering continuing education programs for both live and online environments. Most recently she was director of volunteer leadership development at ASME. Previously, as director of strategic initiatives, she oversaw the board of governors early career engineer initiative. She has worked in strategic planning, marketing, promotion and international relations. As director of continuing education for ASME she launched global training in Latin America and distance learning for engineers domestically and internationally on Blackboard. She launched the first distance learning programs for the Risk and Insurance Management Society and for Westchester Community College. Prior to that, she was director of continuing education at the College of Insurance. She has a BA from Brooklyn College, an MA from Harvard University and a PhD from New York University.


New York University
New York, New York, United States

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Brooklyn College, CUNY
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Job History

Council for Economic Education
Director Professional Development
New York, NY
July 2016 - present

Taproot Foundation
Pro Bono Consultant/Account Director
New York, NY, United States
June 2013 - present

President & CEO
NY, United States
October 2010 - April 2014

Director of Volunteer Leadership
New York, NY, United States
January 2008 - January 2010

Director of Strategic Initiatives
NY, United States
January 2004 - January 2008

Director of Continuing Education
New York, NY, United States
January 2000 - January 2004

Director of Professional Development
New York, NY, United States
January 1996 - January 2000