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Amber Wood

Amber Wood

Director of Finance and Administration
(785) 864-4036

Amber is the director of finance and administration at the Dole Institute of Politics.  Prior to her time here, Amber’s career began at two weeks old when she started at the family’s printing company in midtown Kansas City, Missouri.  She continued to work there while attending UMKC until she opened her own retail store, Retroactive in Kansas City’s Union Station.  After working at a catalog company in Lenexa as a key accounts purchasing agent, Amber became the director of marketing, events and special Projects for the Franklin County Convention and Visitors Bureau for six years and published a weekly column in the paper for five years.  In 2013, she accepted an opportunity at the University of Kansas in Facilities Services before joining the Dole Institute of Politics staff in 2018.  Amber lives in Lawrence with her husband and two sons and enjoys a number of hobbies including sewing, woodworking, house restoration, antiquing, music, creative writing, photography, cooking and entertaining.

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