Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Foundation announced that Dr. Ami Desamours has joined as chief financial officer.
In this role, she is responsible for operations of the foundation’s budget, financial accounting, and procurement, as well as communication to all stakeholders regarding how funds are used, and impact of funds donated to the Foundation.
She brings more than 15 years of non-profit financial leadership experience in southwest Florida. Prior to joining FSW, she was the CFO of School District of Lee County.
Desamours earned her Bachelor of Science and Master degrees in accounting from the University of Florida, Gainesville. She then earned her doctor of education from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale.
Community involvement includes attending sporting and arts events at our local schools, the Rotary Club of Lehigh Acres, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
The Florida SouthWestern State College Foundation currently has professionally managed endowments and other funds approaching $45 million that allow it to support the work of the college. The Foundation provides nearly $2M annually in student scholarships and investments in programs, technology and facilities to benefit the nearly 22,000 students the college serves each year. To underwrite and expand the mission of the college the FSW Foundation continues to attract contributions from individuals, organizations, businesses and private foundations. As a non-profit, 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt organization with 50 years of successful operating experience, the FSW Foundation offers the opportunity to establish endowed funds which ensure the impact of a donor’s contribution lives on in perpetuity. More information is available online at FSW.edu/foundation; email: email@example.com and by calling (239) 489-9201.