Amy Grat

CEO
EXP - The Opportunity Engine
Carson, CA

(IBEAR 30)

Amy oversees the ongoing sustainability of EXP and effective implementation of its mission, which is delivered through the EXP team and nearly 400 volunteers from industry, education and the public sector. Previously, Amy served as Vice President of Investor Relations for the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), where she was responsible for driving revenue and cultivating the organization’s relationships with Southern California’s business community. Amy has also held positions in higher education including, Associate Director of International Executive Programs at USC’s International Business Education and Research (IBEAR) Program.

Amy is active in local industry and civic organizations, serving on the Boards of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce (President, 2018-2019), the Los Angeles Air Cargo Association, the Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce (Membership Chair 2018), and the Los Angeles Transportation Club (First Vice President 2018). Amy holds an MBA from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, an MA in International Affairs from The George Washington University, and a BA in English from San Diego State University. See more here. -> www.linkedin.com/in/amygrat.