Amber Selected as Finalist for San Diego Women Who Mean Business Award

On Nov. 5, SKY’s Vice President, Amber, will be honored as a finalist for the San Diego Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business award!

Each year the San Diego Business Journal honors women who are business leaders in the San Diego community. The Journal prints a special Women Who Mean Business supplement that highlights the achievements of these influential San Diego professionals. The program, in its 21st year, is one of the longest running and largest programs in the region. The women honored at this event participate in all sectors of the business world from healthcare to high-tech. They often mentor younger women, passing on their skills and proficiency in the business world. Not only are they leaders in business, but they also serve their communities. Past recipients include philanthropists, CEOs, community activists, doctors, and so many more.

This year Susan Taylor, Executive Director for Scripps Health will be Emceeing the event along with former news anchor, Carol LeBeau. Each winner’s biography will be included in the supplement as well as information on all of the finalists. The SKY Team is celebrating Amber’s accomplishment and acknowledge how well deserved this is.

Amber attended the University of Florida and received her Bachelor's in Business Administration with a specialization in Physics. She continued on at the University of Florida to receive her Master’s in Business Administration graduating with highest honors.

Amber has always used her business acumen to better serve her community. Amber served as the Marketing Communications Manager for the Seattle Humane Society and consulted for the Humane Society of Silicon Valley.

As the Marketing Communications Manager for Seattle Humane, Amber had a weekly spot on Q13 FOX News discussing adoptable pets and pet tips. 

She then continued her work in nonprofits as the Director of Communications for Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting the rights of American consumers.

As a life-long animal lover, Amber was a founding board member of an animal nonprofit in L.A. called the Friends of L.A. Animal Shelters.

Founding board member Amber (far right) accepting an award from Councilmember Koretz at the Jan. 2012 Grand Opening of Friend of L.A. Animal Shelter's trail-blazing "shelter shop".

Founding board member Amber (far right) accepting an award from Councilmember Koretz at the Jan. 2012 Grand Opening of Friend of L.A. Animal Shelter's trail-blazing "shelter shop".

She currently serves as the Director of Technology on the Auxiliary Board of the Rady Children’s Hospital, serves on the committee for Helen Woodward Animal Shelter’s annual Spring Fling, and volunteers for the San Diego Zoo.

Amber serves as an active mentor for students pursuing master degrees at universities and colleges around San Diego through the internships she offers at the SKY office. She has overseen projects in a variety of areas from brand management to social media.

Amber drives the business side of SKY Facial Plastic Surgery crafting the vision, mission, and values of the company. As a growing business Amber juggles everything from marketing, to strategic development. Her consummate professionalism and passion for the patient’s experience is evident in the relaxed, inviting, and family atmosphere created at SKY Facial Plastic Surgery.

We wish Amber the best of luck next week and congratulations on her astounding accomplishments in the San Diego community. 

(Tickets to the award luncheon can be purchased online.)