Leadership & Staff
Big Brothers Big Sisters has a compassionate and dedicated group of individuals on our side to help change children’s lives for the better.
Amy M. Chionchio
President & CEO
Amy Chionchio came to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee in 2007 with more than 20 years of experience in Milwaukee’s nonprofit arena.
Amy holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in business and management. Her areas of expertise include building and managing successful fundraising and marketing teams, establishing community and business partnerships and developing and implementing strategic planning efforts that meet mission-related goals.
Most recently she served as vice president of marketing for Milwaukee’s United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF), one the nation’s largest funding organizations for the performing arts. Prior to her position at UPAF, she was the senior vice president and chief marketing officer for the Milwaukee Public Museum, where she worked for 10 years.
Vice President of Development
Annie Jurczyk has over 25 years of nonprofit experience in development, senior management, communications and operations sharing her passion and enthusiasm for children, the arts and diversity. Past non-profit roles include Operations and Initiatives Manager at ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis; Development Director, Associate Managing Director and PR Manager at Milwaukee Repertory Theater; Managing Director at Ko-Thi Dance Company; Managing Director for Great American Children’s Theater; and Production Coordinator for the Dallas Theater Center’s Teen Children’s Theater.
Outside of her career, she has been a mentor to children for over 20 years and serves as the Vice President, Board of Trustee Member at Next Act Theatre. Past volunteer roles include the President of Theatre Wisconsin–an alliance of nonprofit professional theatres in Wisconsin; Featured Chef for Wine and Dine Wisconsin; President and Member of Milwaukee Forum–a multi-ethnic leadership discussion group; Entertainment Chair for South Shore Farmer’s Market and 1998 Milwaukee Business Journal 40 under 40 awardee.
Vice President of Finance & Administration
Tammy McIntyre has over 15 years of nonprofit/governmental experience in the following industries: urban agriculture, affordable housing, senior living and children’s education. Her professional career and personal passion for non-profit work has roots in her commitment to giving back to the community. Tammy’s experience in finance and operations includes budgeting, cost analysis, community outreach & development, auditing, cash management, strategic planning, volunteer planning & development and human resources.
Prior to working at Big Brothers Big Sisters Tammy worked at Growing Power Inc. as the Associate Director/Finance Manager; American National DME as the CFO; Teton County, WY Housing Authority as the Business Manager. She also has many years of for profit experience in the following industries: publishing, investment banking, communications and music festival productions.