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Amy B. Robinson, Vice President, CFO and Chief Administrative Officer

Amy B. Robinson

Vice President, CFO and Chief Administrative Officer
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Amy B. Robinson is vice president, CFO and Chief Administrative Officer of The Kresge Foundation, and serves as secretary and treasurer for the foundation’s board of trustees. She manages the facilities, finance, information technology and program operations and information management teams for the foundation.

Amy joined Kresge in 1995 after serving as a senior auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Detroit. She held various accounting and financial management roles at the foundation prior to being named CFO in 2009.

Amy earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Walsh College in Troy, Michigan, and is a certified public accountant. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

In 2016, Amy was appointed to the Financial Accounting Standards Board Not-For-Profit Advisory Committee. She is also a member of the Investment Fund for Foundations’ mutual fund board, a member, past board member and immediate past treasurer of the Foundation Financial Officers Group, a member of the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy audit committee, and an adviser to the audit committee of the United Auto Workers Retiree Medical Benefits Trust.

In 2015, Amy and her team led the expansion of the foundation’s Troy, Michigan headquarters facility, which was featured in Construction Association Magazine as one of the outstanding construction projects in Michigan. Amy received the 2011 Crain’s Detroit Business CFO of the Year award in the nonprofit/foundation category, and was featured in the 2010 AICPA book, “The Inside Track to Careers in Accounting.”  She is a graduate of Leadership Detroit XXIV and speaks frequently at national conferences on tax and accounting issues and other issues relevant to the foundation’s work.

Photo: Douglas Schaible

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