Amber Hamilton

Chief Operating and Strategy Officer
Memphis Music Initiative
Memphis, Tennessee

Amber Hamilton is a seasoned leader, coach and trainer with expertise in leadership strategies and nonprofit management. She started her career and honed her toughness in professional sports management, first as an intern for the NFL, then moving on to eventually become the Assistant Director of Player Development for the NFL Players Association. Amber discovered her passion for community service and redirected her career to focus on working with community organizations and NGO’s. She has worked at Fannie Mae's Office of Community Giving and led affiliate relations for national nonprofit Rebuilding Together. She currently serves as the Chief Operating and Strategy Officer for the Memphis Music Initiative, an equity focused organization providing music engagement activities for black and brown youth. Amber has a B. A. in political science from Howard University, a master’s degree in executive leadership from Georgetown University, and a certification in executive coaching from Georgetown.