Amy was born and raised in Smiths Station, Alabama. She recently became a resident of Central Florida after moving to New Smyrna Beach. Amy began her professional sales career in automotive sales and home mortgage finance, before finding her true calling in the hospitality industry. While working as the General Manager for two hotels in Columbus, Georgia, her management techniques were able bring one of these locations from a foreclosure standpoint to a rated/selling hotel. She later accepted the dual Director of Sales position for two properties located in Atlanta, Georgia.
After two years, Amy found herself presented with an opportunity to become the Director of Sales for the newly opened Springhill Suites by Marriott, in New Smyrna Beach, FL. This property has since earned its certification as an Industry Leader in tourism sustainability by Blue Community. Amy and her team at Springhill Suites, continue to work as a partner with the Blue Community Consortium / UNWTO to further their progress in sustainable tourism. Amy is a member of the Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce and sits on the 2020 Home Show Committee. She leads a networking event that meets monthly and helps connect members and strengthens community ties.