A native Chicagoan, Amy grew into hiking in relocating to Los Angeles after grad school.  She has since summited Mount Kilimanjaro and Kala Patar, above Everest’s Base Camp.  Participating in the Baldy for the Blind coniditioning hikes was inspiring training for completing the Tour de Mont Blanc in Europe.  Professionally, Amy sells speech recognition solutions for clinical documentation at major medical centers and health systems.