Amy holds Bachelor's degrees in Psychology and Justice Administration from the University of Louisville. Early in her career she worked and volunteered with mental and behavioral health agencies. Her last 11 years have been spent in business development and marketing. In 2016 she was looking to make a career change and joined Andrea to develop this nonprofit.
Andrea holds a Masters' degree in Social Work from the University of Louisville. Her social services experience began with Family Health Centers with formerly homeless and homeless adults. During her time there, she identified a need for a daytime safe space and resource center for women and children. She is skilled in case management and group facilitation and has volunteer experience with children and youth through multiple community organizations.
Board of Directors
Christen "Tiny" Herron, Chair
Founder of The Forgotten Louisville & Case Manager, St. John Center
Michele McKinney, ESQ, Vice Chair Member of Kentucky and Louisville Bar Associations & Staff Attorney, Jefferson County Family Court
Andy Patterson, Secretary
MSW, PhD Family Health Centers
Laura Sullivan, Treasurer
CFO, Jewish Family & Career Services
MSSW, LCSW University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work
Co-founder & Chief Empowerment Officer UP for Women and Children
Andrea Scott, MSW
Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer UP for Women and Children