Amy is an Associate Program Director at Merit America and has always loved working for a great mission! Prior to joining Merit America, Amy worked for organizations in higher education, the performing arts, and workforce development. She has a passion for work that provides real-life opportunities for others to grow and have a better quality of life. She built her career around organizations that demonstrate exceptional commitment to serving others. Amy earned her M.B.A from Benedictine University, M.M. in Bassoon Performance from Ithaca College, and B.M. in Music Performance from Illinois State University. She and her family live near Chicago, and you can usually find her cooking something delicious.