Amy Rees Anderson is a successful entrepreneur, public speaker, angel investor, author, and philanthropist.
Amy is the Managing Partner of REES Capital and is the author of the recently released book What Awesome Looks Like: How To Excel In Business & Life and has been been a contributor to both Forbes and the Huffington Post. Amy is an in-demand keynote speaker and she is a regular guest lecturer at a number of Universities.
Prior to founding REES Capital, Amy Rees Anderson was the founder and CEO of MediConnect Global Inc, a healthcare technology company and one of the largest cloud-based health information exchanges. In March 2012, Amy successfully led MediConnect to being acquired by Verisk Analytics (VRSK) for over $377 million.
Upon selling her company, Amy founded the IPOP Foundation (In Pursuit of Perfection), a charity focused on helping promote, educate and perpetuate entrepreneurship as a pathway to self-reliance.
Amy has been the recipient of a number of prestigious awards which include receiving the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, being named CEO of the Year, and being the first women to be named BYUs Entrepreneur of the Year. Amy has been featured on the cover of Inc. Magazine, in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Fast Company, Bloomberg, Businessweek and many other national publications as a result of her many accomplishments. In 2015, Amy received an honorary PhD.
Amy currently serves on the boards of numerous organizations, including: Chair of Utah Valley University National Advisory Board for Woodbury School of Business; University of Utah National Advisory Board for David Eccles School of Business and the Center for Medical Innovation Board; Brigham Young University Founders Board and BYU's Wheatley Institute Ethics Advisory Council; Utah State University Clark Entrepreneur Founders Board; Stella H. Oaks Foundation Board; The Center for Growth and Opportunity at USU Board; and The Hale Center Theater Board.