Amy Omand is the Director of Finance at NewSchools Venture Fund, and has been working in accounting and finance roles in both nonprofit and for profit companies for over 15 years. Amy is responsible for managing the annual forecasting and budget cycles, maintaining sound internal controls, and reporting on the overall financial performance of NewSchools, both internally and externally. Prior to joining NewSchools, Amy was the Director of Finance & Operations at Tipping Point Community, as well as the Controller at Oakland-based Revolution Foods. At both organizations she helped define fiscal policies and procedures in growing organizations. She started her career as an auditor at PwC and then worked in various finance and accounting roles at Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream/ Nestlé. Amy received her BS in Accounting from Georgetown University, and MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. She is a Certified Public Accountant as well as a Certified Non Profit Accountant. She is actively involved in Oakland education, as her daughters attend Montclair Elementary School where Amy volunteers on the Parent Teacher Association.