As the Director of Marketing & Development, Amber’s primary aim is to develop and maintain strong client relationships with large market employers. She assists the entire JA Counter team by helping the company to expand and diversify their clientele and stay up to date on market, industry and community trends. Amber received her B.S. in Healthcare Management and is Accident Life & Health licensed in WI, MN, SC and OH. Prior to joining JA Counter, Amber worked in voluntary insurance & employee benefits, as well as with the American Red Cross and group homes for adults and juveniles with developmental disabilities with experience working with the State of Wisconsin’s IRIS program. Amber served in the Kinship of Polk County’s youth mentorship program and is very active within the community through several workforce development initiatives, such as hosting and attending Life Poverty Simulations through the United Way, involvement with the Dunn County Economic Development Corporation, St Croix County Economic Development Corporation, and the St Croix County Workforce Development Committee. Amber is on the board for the Family Resource Center of St. Croix Valley and outside of work, Amber enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and two daughters.