Amber Fogarty

Mobile Loaves & Fishes  
Austin, TX  


Amber Fogarty is president of Mobile Loaves & Fishes (MLF), where she is responsible for ensuring that the organization’s vision, mission, strategy, core values, and goals are embodied and evangelized. Mobile Loaves & Fishes empowers communities into a lifestyle of service with the homeless and is the nonprofit behind Austin’s innovative Community First! Village, a master-planned development that provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for the chronically homeless. Prior to joining MLF, Amber served as director of learning & leadership for Mission Capital, where she created and facilitated leadership development programs. She also spent eleven years as an adjunct Instructor at St. Edward’s University. Amber’s deep passion for serving her homeless neighbors was ignited during a year of service at Andre House of Arizona, a house of hospitality for the homeless and working poor. Her honors include: Finalist, Austin Under 40 Award, Community Service Category; and Leadership Austin’s Emerge Program, 2010. Amber is a Fellow of the second class of the Civil Society Fellowship, a Partnership of ADL and The Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.