Amy is a fifth-generation native of Milledgeville. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgia College, a Masters of Arts degree in Art History from Georgia State University, and a Ph.D. in Art and Architectural History from Florida State University. At Georgia State University, Amy taught art history to graduate and undergraduate students and in 2003 was voted “Most Valuable Teacher.” In 2007, Amy joined the Board of Trustees of Georgia’s Old Capital Museum and in 2009 accepted the position of Executive Director. As Executive Director, she has created and developed “Chipmunk Tours”, “War Comes to the Capital” tours, iPod tours, curated 7 exhibits, developed community and state partnerships, organized and managed the fundraising and the relocation of the museum from the Old Capitol Building, and developed the vision and location for the relocated museum. Amy is active in a number of civic and community organizations.