Amie Hoeber is a national security expert, business leader and women’s advocate.
Amie has decades of experience managing programs to protect us against nuclear, chemical and biological threats.
As a former Deputy Under Secretary of the Army under President Reagan, Amie worked tirelessly to strengthen America’s defense and national security. She oversaw the Army’s research and development programs and managed the environmental cleanup of decommissioned bases. Amie also led the Pentagon’s efforts to protect our troops from chemical and other unconventional weapons and to destroy the existing U.S. stockpile of chemical materials.
Amie’s proudest achievement is her contribution to improving our country’s ability to counter terrorism. Today, more than ever, this experience is critical in developing policies that are effective and efficient in an ever more dangerous world.
After leaving Government service, Amie founded AMH Consulting in 1992. AMH Consulting is a small woman-owned business that advises the Federal government and private industry on defense, homeland security, and environmental cleanup programs.
Amie’s business experience also includes serving on the Board of Directors of Versar, Inc., and chairing the Boards of EAI Corporation and Peter Hinz Consulting, LLC.
Throughout her career, Amie has advocated for the advancement of women in business, politics, and the military. She has served on the Board of the House of Ruth Maryland for more than a decade, one of the nation’s leading intimate partner violence centers. The House of Ruth has helped thousands of battered women and their children find safety and security in times of need.
As one of the highest-ranking women in the Pentagon, Amie worked to advance opportunities for women in the military and she continues these efforts. A co-founder and past chair of the National Women’s Political Caucus chapters in both Northern Virginia and in Los Angeles, CA, Amie is also on the Advisory Board of Women in International Security and a member of the International Women’s Forum. She is one of the co-founders of “CLONE,” a formal mentoring program that helps young women in the defense business progress in their careers or start businesses of their own.
Amie is a graduate of Stanford University. She and her husband Mark Epstein reside in Potomac, Maryland. Amie and Mark are members of the B’nai Tzedek synagogue. She has raised a son, stepsons, and has five grandchildren.