A native of central Illinois, Amy spent the majority of her career at Caterpillar Inc., working in a variety of positions within the Corporate Labor Relations and Corporate Public Affairs departments. She is married and has three teenage children, who are her entire world. She and her family moved to the United Kingdom for a number of years and enjoyed soaking in the culture while the children were young. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Illinois at Springfield. In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her family and friends.