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About the Chief Operating Officer

Amy Stoakley Sebring

Amy Stoakley SebringAmy was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of William & Mary on July 1, 2020. Prior to stepping into that role, Amy served as the university’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance & Technology, and has been with the university since January 2016.

Between 2006 and 2016, Amy worked at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). In her most recent position there, Amy served as the Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration at VCU’s School of Medicine as well as the Executive Director of MCV Physicians — the affiliated, faculty physician group practice. In this dual role, Amy was responsible for the financial management of the medical school, operational oversight of the physician practice plan, budgeting, strategic planning, human resource management, the School’s information technology, space planning and general administration. 

Before entering higher education administration, Amy served in a variety of roles with the Commonwealth of Virginia, working as the higher education and debt analyst for the Virginia Senate Finance Committee, as the finance policy director for the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), and as a budget analyst for the Virginia Department of Planning and Budget. Amy began her career in education policy as a research associate with the Education Commission of the States, a national non-partisan policy organization located in Colorado.

Amy received a bachelor’s degree in public policy studies from Duke University, a Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) from William & Mary, and post-baccalaureate certificate in accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Amy is married with two adult children.