AMY CUNNINGHAM

Sr. Director of Marketing

As Sr. Director of Marketing, Amy is focused on brand positioning, corporate and crisis communications, event planning, media relations and sustainable strategy. 

Amy has unique experience advancing business operations and building brand awareness. Before joining Columbia Hospitality, she owned her own business, consulting with entrepreneurial companies including Deloitte Digital. 

She has held leadership roles with PitchBook Data, The Garrigan Lyman Group and Parker Remick. While she worked with Schwartz Communications (now part of the MSL Group), she was instrumental in new business recruitment and training of junior staff. She launched the National Drive Against Prostate Cancer and was awarded the Public Relations Society of America Compass Award for the start-up launch of Route Science.  

She has served as the president of the PRSA San Francisco chapter and as the nominating director for the Junior League of Seattle board. She currently serves as a docent for the Junior League’s private art collection and was a part of the book launch The Art of Discovery, teaching children and adults about art.  

Amy is a University of Georgia graduate with a B.A. in Speech Communication. Now a Seattle resident, Amy is also a marathon runner, middle school speech coach, and volunteer for TEDx Seattle. She loves traveling with her family and has ziplined through the blue ridge mountains of Georgia. The best word to describe Amy is: multifaceted.