Emily joined Burton D. Morgan Foundation in 2014 as a Program Officer.  Prior to her arrival, Emily worked as the community investment officer for Akron Community Foundation, where she managed the grant distribution process and served as the point of contact between the foundation and its current and potential grantees.  Emily received her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from Kent State University and earned a Master's Degree in Human Development from Kent State University's Graduate School of Education, Health, and Human Services.

First entrepreneurial venture:  Her high school entrepreneurial class sold glow sticks at football games and Nordonia Knight mousepads throughout the district.  They doubled their stockholders’ investments and donated to local children’s hospitals.

What she is passionate about:  Theme parties, excel spreadsheets, social research, and creating art

What she would love to see invented:  Human wings