HealthCorps President and CEO Amy Braun brings a passion for education, a background in marketing and a belief in wellness to the organization. Amy began her career as a fifth-grade teacher in New York City, where she taught math and reading, and developed the grade-wide literacy curriculum that led to significant performance gains at her school.
After stints at Teach for America and Harlem Village Academies, Amy joined the global marketing team at Mattel, Inc. While at Mattel, Inc she developed global campaigns and marketing strategies to revolutionize play through speech recognition and interactive gaming in an effort to innovate the 60-year-old household brand, Barbie.
Following her work at Mattel, she served as the head of U.S. marketing and communications for Pai Technology where she led the company’s and communications initiatives for its augmented reality products and smart devices, including Botzees, a robotics kit that teaches PreK-6 grade students coding fundamentals.
Amy is a graduate from the University of Chicago. She holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management with a focus in marketing, and a Master’s in Education from Pace University in New York.
Amy and her husband live in Los Angeles where they spend as much time as possible with their rescue dog, Sadie. To stay mentally and physically fit, Amy enjoys travel, pilates and hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains.