Nauticus Foundation hires CFO
Amy Owens to join Norfolk maritime museum foundation
Amy Owens has been named the chief financial officer of the Nauticus Foundation in Norfolk.
Owens joins the Nauticus Foundation, which runs the Nauticus maritime museum in Norfolk, after serving as CFO at RDS of Virginia, a recycling and disposal company, according to her LinkedIn. Before that she was director of finance and non-academic business operations at Saint Patrick Catholic Schools and director of finance at Norfolk Christian Schools. She started her career in internal audit at J.C. Penney, then held financial positions at H.J. Heinz, Starbucks Coffee and The New York Times.
She takes the place of former CFO John Marshall, who left the foundation at the end of August.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the Nauticus team utilizing my skill set to support the Nauticus vision,” Owens said in a statement. “Throughout my career, I have truly valued partnering with nonprofit organizations that seek to offer educational experiences, programs and a unique foundational history that will impact minds of young leaders and community members in a way that will support the growth of the local community. Nauticus excitingly leads the way in all these areas.”
Owens earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from the University of Pittsburgh and her master’s from Liberty University.
Nauticus is a maritime museum in Norfolk currently undergoing a $21.5 million refresh that is set to be completed in 2024.