LPEF welcomes Amy McKnight, Operations Coordinator

La Crosse Public Education Foundation is pleased to welcome Amy McKnight as our new Operations Coordinator.  Amy joins LPEF with a passion for public education, a background in accounting, and nonprofit work experience.

Amy moved to La Crosse from Chicago in 2011, where she worked in development with a variety of non-profit organizations.  She holds a B.S. in Psychology, and recently completed an associate’s degree in Accounting from WTC. She comes to us from Hawkins Ash CPAs, where she worked as a Fee Accountant for public housing authorities throughout the Midwest.  She and her husband Barry have a daughter who is an elementary student in the School District of La Crosse

Amy will work with LPEF’s donations, acknowledgements, accounting, events, Gold Star Grants and more.  LPEF’s other staff include Administrative Assistant, Dawn Hemker, who has worked with LPEF since 2014, and Executive Director, Nell Saunders-Scott, who has been with the organization since January 2022.

We’re thrilled to welcome Amy to the team!