STAFF / BOARD OF DIRECTORS
DIRECTOR OF CURATION
Amy received her MA in Theology (emphasizing in popular culture) in 2008 from Fuller Theological Seminary. Amy is also the Executive Director of Detroit SOUP. Amy and SOUP have recently been honored as a White House Champion of Change for their crowdfunding efforts and have been featured on the BBC, the front page of the Sunday Detroit Free Press and Detroit News, New York Times, NPR, Fast Company, O Magazine, Dwell Magazine, and NBC Nightly News (among other wonderful publications). While not running SOUP and helping direct Ponyride, Amy also moonlights as DJ Amy Dreamcatcher with the monthly party, Nothing Elegant.
NOAH ELLIOTT MORRISON
Michigan-native, Noah Elliott Morrison holds a BFA from Wayne State University. He has created and implemented systems in a variety of administrative positions in arts non-profits including Kresge Arts in Detroit and Creative Rights. Since moving to Detroit in 2010 he has led, participated in, and collaborated with a variety of projects from recording gospel music by Danny Kroha in Southwest Detroit released on Third Man Records to his time as a nursing assistant in the operating rooms in The Detroit Medical Center. He is a photographer, a film maker, and 2018 Facing Change: Documenting Detroit Fellow.
MATT TAPSON & HOLLY MILLER
Matt Tapson is a CPA and the owner of Tapson Professional Services and serves as Accountant for Ponyride. Prior to starting his own business, Matt worked in corporate America as an Senior Auditor and Senior Financial Analyst. Now he is excited to go to work every day with early stage start-up businesses and non-profits.
Holly Miller is a Quickbooks Online certified bookkeeper with Tapson Professional Services. At Ponyride, she helps with managing the day to day financial operations. Prior to joining the Ponyride team, Holly spent several years managing and training employees for a major corporation in Oregon.