Administrative Services Associate
Amy brings an extensive background in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Grant Writing and Business Development. Amy has 15 years of experience working with non-profit organizations, small businesses as well as national companies. She comes to us as an Entrepreneur, opening her own Coffee shop as well as owning her own catering company since 2007. In previous positions she has developed skills in exceptional office management, building corporate relationships, market research, and data analysis. Her most recent assignment as Marketing Coordinator with Internationally renowned Ludowici Roof Tile showcased her skills in graphic design, branding, event planning, social media development and import analytics.
Deal Flow Coordinator for TechGROWTH Ohio
Phyllis Bohning serves as the Deal Flow Coordinator for TechGROWTH Ohio, Ohio University’s Entrepreneurial Signature Program, where she works to increase sources of deal flow, outreach and brand awareness. Prior to joining the Voinovich School in 2007, Phyllis was the Director of Real Estate Services for a national franchising company and has over twenty years of wide-ranging experience in the real estate and franchise development industries. Phyllis holds a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and a Project Management Professional Certificate (PMP) from the Project Management Institute.
Esp Operations Manager
Faith Knutsen has served the Voinovich School since 2008. In addition to managing TechGROWTH Ohio operations, Faith is a member of the Center for Entrepreneurship staff and manages graduate assistants for the Voinovich School Business Advisory team. Previously, Faith worked for 12 years in an executive role at Sunpower, Inc., an Athens Ohio-based, 60-employee research and development engineering firm. Her early career in international development began with a tour as a Peace Corps volunteer in Central Africa and segued into consulting throughout Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America. Faith holds a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College and a master’s degree from Ohio University.