Alpha Phi Foundation Announces New Executive Director

by Alpha Phi Foundation in Press Release

Evanston, IL. – August 21, 2017 – The Alpha Phi Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce Amy Peebles of Chicago, IL. as its new Executive Director.

Peebles graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts. She later received her MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. For two and a half decades, Peebles worked at the American Bar Association. Most recently, Peebles co-led the creation of their Business Services Division as its Deputy Director. Throughout her experiences, Peebles has managed teams ranging from finance and business operations to marketing and communication.

Peebles is an alumna of Alpha Phi Fraternity (Beta-Northwestern). Since graduation, she held various volunteer roles with the Beta chapter including financial advisor and House Corporation Board member.

In 2006, she co-founded Hamilton Action Team, a 501(c)(3) fundraising group that supports their neighborhood Chicago public school.

“Drawing upon her experience as a collegian, as an alumna, as an executive in the association field and as a founder and leader of a nonprofit organization, Amy will bring to the Executive Director post a keen and deep understanding of and appreciation for all that is Alpha Phi,” said Foundation Board Chair Mary Beth Tully (Epsilon Psi-Lehigh). “I am certain that the Alpha Phi Foundation will benefit from her deep experience as we join with our members and donors in advancing women through the power of philanthropy.”

Peebles’ professional and philanthropic background boasts a knowledge of leadership, strategic planning and project management with personal values that resonate with Alpha Phi Foundation’s mission and its programs that support leadership development, scholarship, women’s heart health, assistance grants and the preservation of Alpha Phi’s rich history.

“I am excited and humbled to be joining the Alpha Phi Foundation team and I look forward to helping further its important mission,” said Peebles.

Peebles will join the Foundation staff at the Executive Office based in Evanston, IL. on August 21, 2017. She can be reached via email at or by phone 847.316.8950.

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