Amy Putman

Member, Interim Board of Trustees

Amy is co-founder and partner at Pinkwater & Putman, an award-winning marketing consultancy dedicated to “harnessing the power of good” by putting purpose at the core of business and communications strategy.

Amy started her career as an art director at J. Walter Thompson then moved on to CBS News where she served as a creative director for seventeen years. She produced and launched hundreds of multi-platform campaigns for CBS broadcasts including; The CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, CBS This Morning, Face the Nation, Sunday Morning, Late Show with David Letterman, as well as for election coverage and CBS News specials.

In tandem, Amy also served as creative consultant for CBS News working with executive producers and directors to package existing and new broadcasts including the critically acclaimed and Emmy-award winning documentary “9/11”.

Amy has been a pioneer in the non-profit sector for over a decade. She was a co-founder and creative director of the original Million Mom March organization, launching and branding what was considered the largest march of its time on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. In 2002 Amy created and launched the annual SKIP of New York friendraiser, helping to triple the organization’s size. She also led the fundraising initiative for the Harvey and Georgina Weinstein National Heart Transplant Center at Newark Beth Israel’s Medical Center, raising funds through The Weinstein Company movie premieres and special screenings. In 2016, Amy helped launch Concert Across America where she served as a creative consultant.