Advisory Board Bio – Amy Wise

Amy Wise

Amy Wise

VP, Marketing, Special Olympics International

Amy Wise is VP, Marketing at Special Olympics International (SOI). In her role, she works with seven global regions to raise awareness and improve the lives of athletes with and without intellectual disabilities. In addition to leading the marketing department, Wise is charged with managing the nonprofit’s largest fundraising group, the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, which has raised more than one billion dollars for Special Olympics local programs since 1981.


Prior to joining Special Olympics International, she led the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games development and marketing departments. The event was hosted in Orlando and featured more than 5,500 Special Olympics athletes, coaches, and officials from across the United States and Caribbean.


With more than 25 years’ experience in sports, Wise has held development and leadership roles in the AAF, NHL, AHL and collegiate athletics.


Wise was recognized by the Greater Orlando Sports Commission in 2021 with a Sportys award for Best in Corporate Partnerships and again in 2022 with a Women in Sports Leadership Award. Originally from Dayton, Ohio, she is a proud graduate of Ohio University’s Scripps Journalism school.


Wise and her husband reside in Wekiva Springs with their two children.