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Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri welcomes Amy Leipholtz


St. Louis, MO – May 24, 2019 – Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri has announced the appointment of Amy Leipholtz to the position of Chief Development Officer effective April 15, 2019. 

Leipholtz previously held a development leadership position at Cardinal Ritter Senior Services for more than a decade, helping advance the organization’s mission of providing person-centered care through an integrated approach. Before Cardinal Ritter, Leipholtz began her development career at The Asthma and Allergy Foundation after making a career change from elementary education. For Leipholtz, accepting the role at Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri is coming full circle.

“I want to make an impact on our next generation of leaders,” Leipholtz said. “Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership organization for girls and is at the forefront of bridging the STEM leadership gap in our country. Girl Scouts in kindergarten are learning about cybersecurity and in high school they are programming and competing in robotic competitions. It’s a very exciting time to be a Girl Scout and I am thrilled to be part of the team building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.  

At Girl Scouts, Leipholtz will manage the organization’s charitable outreach, fostering a culture of philanthropy within and outside of the Girl Scout Council. A St. Louis native and Girl Scout alum, this G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) TM earned her undergraduate degree at University of Missouri-St. Louis and holds a master’s certificate in Nonprofit Management.