Amy GorePolicy and Research Director

    Amy joined ThinkTennessee in February of 2023 as the Policy and Research Director, leading the organization’s work on economic security for working families. Amy has spent her career using data to support sound public policy, including as a consultant in Georgia, an advocate for a statewide non-profit in Washington, and, most recently, as a Legislative Analyst for the Seattle City Council. Amy’s career has spanned a wide variety of areas, including human services, labor, housing, transportation, real estate, and economic development.  

    Amy holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Emory University and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from Georgia Institute of Technology. When not working, Amy enjoys gardening, cooking, and enjoying Tennessee State Parks.  

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