MEET OUR STAFF
Ambar Campos, Executive Director
Ambar Campos (Executive Director) originally came to AIBI for a temporary data entry position while studying for her in BFA in Fashion Design. Fourteen years later, Ambar has worn many hats, cultivating skills in garment construction, machine operation, digital patternmaking, graphic design, fundraising, grant writing, and event planning. Ambar was responsible for producing the ‘Chicago is Red Hot’ events and ‘REVUP Chicago’, before stepping up as AIBI’s Executive Director in 2019.
Kat Anderson, Member Services Coordinator
Kat Anderson (Member Services Coordinator) is a Seamstress and Fashion Historian, specializing in garment production processes. Her previous experience includes mounting a fashion exhibit at the Chicago Historical Museum, sample making for Designer Entrepreneurs, and stitching for the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
Maya Villareal, Office Assistant
Maya Villareal (Office Assistant) is currently a student at Dominican University studying for her BFA in Fashion Design. Maya reached out to AIBI to volunteer as one of our interns in 2017.
Maya has been with AIBI for three years gaining her experience throughout the office as well as coordinating our many fashion events.