Director, Program Manager
Amber Powers is Director, Program Manager for Cresset Partners. She manages various initiatives to continually improve processes and reporting. Amber has expertise in leading transformations in organizations that build collaboration and enhance productivity.
Amber began her career on a fixed income institutional trading desk at Citigroup in 2002. She continued her career in the financial services industry at MB Financial bank where she gained wealth management experience as a fixed income analyst. She built individual fixed income portfolios for institutions and high net worth clients. She later became a Senior Project Manager for finance, operations, business transformation, and technology until MB Financial was acquired by Fifth Third Bank in 2018. Prior to joining Cresset, Amber was a Senior Project Manager at W.W. Grainger for the technology group.
Amber holds a BA degree in Finance from Grand Valley State University and earned her MBA from DePaul University, graduating with distinction. She is a Project Manager Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master. Amber lives in Chicago, Illinois with her husband, Michael, and children.