Amy Hertel Buckley

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March 4, 2021

Amy Hertel Buckley is the Global Director of Philanthropy. Amy activates Värde’s global employee base in service of the firm’s philanthropic mission to fundamentally change lives for the good through a culture of engaged generosity. Amy built and expanded Värde’s philanthropy program, which includes global campaigns, local community volunteering, grants and sponsorships, a charitable match program, and meaningful partnerships with external organizations. Based in Minneapolis, she joined the firm in 2018.

Prior to joining Värde, Amy was a Partner at Education Cities. Her other prior roles include Director of Impact Strategy at The Minneapolis Foundation, Executive Director of the Education Transformation Initiative, strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company, and attorney at Dorsey & Whitney.

Amy received a B.A. in Political Science from the College of Saint Benedict, an M.P.A. from Princeton University, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. Amy chairs the board of the Wildflower Foundation.