Amber Childs is a Business Development Specialist and has been a team member of The National Center since January 2020. She is an enrolled member of the Tohono O’odham Nation. Prior to joining the National Center, Amber served as a Promotions Coordinator for Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, assisting in the grand opening of the new west valley location in Glendale, Arizona. She also served as the Recreation Manager for Gila River Indian Community.
Amber earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation and Tourism Management from Arizona State University, majoring in special events management. Her hobbies, outside of work, include attending outdoor festivals and events with family and friends, day trips to her hometown of Ajo, Arizona, and other one day Arizona trips with her favorite mastiff and travel companion, Zeus. Amber says the favorite part of her job is working with the various tribes and sharing stories of history, traditions, resilience, and empowerment through their many business ventures.