Director of Digital Fundraising
As the director of digital engagement for Best Friends Animal Society, Amy Starnes helps grow the organizations digital programs for audiences across web, email, social, search, mobile and emerging channels. She loves using technology to create experiences that are both datadriven and meaningful for donors. Amy has worked in technology for over 15 years. Before joining Best Friends, she led the digital program at MSPCAAngell in Boston, working to grow financial support and donor engagement for the organization through all digital channels. Amy started her career working in web hosting services before moving into the healthcare sector, where she developed IT solutions for Bostonarea hospitals. Later, she worked for a boutique digital agency managing web development projects and client relationships. She holds a bachelors degree from the University of Massachusetts in American studies and communications, and lives in Portland, Maine, with her husband, Elias, and their two dogs, Polly and Stella.