In this episode Chantel travels to Kalispell, MT to speak with Amy Kellogg. Amy is the former chair of Leadership Montana’s Board of Governors and the 2022 recipient of Leadership Montana’s most prestigious award, the Tom Scott Award for Excellence. In this episode, Amy talks about how she became the first female bike messenger in the city of Philadelphia, her experience working with Dr. Anthony Fauci, her experience leading in the manufacturing industry during the pandemic, and much more.
Chantel, Class of 2010 and Masters Class 2019 alumna, is also our President & CEO. An occasional host, she brings to Listen First Montana a deep knowledge of our alumni and the many ways they work to build a better Montana.
Entrepreneur, world explorer, Philly’s 1st female bike messenger.
What excites her? Leadership, connection, F&B (emphasis on the B), & travel.
Amy’s passions include cultivating connections, relationship building, and leadership development and she uses her core values of exploration, connection, and curiosity to help guide her in both her professional and personal worlds.
Amy serves as Chair of the Montana Agriculture Development Council. She also serves as a Montana Ambassador and is a member of the Frontier Angel Fund.
She is a former Chair of the Leadership Montana Governing Board as well as the Chair of the organization’s Alumni Committee. Amy completed the Leadership Montana Flagship and Masters programs in 2013 and 2020. In 2021 she obtained her certificate in the Executive Women Leadership course from Cornell University.
Along with her husband, Amy owns Simply406, where they manufacture Country Pasta and Tipu’s Chai.
Prior to her move to Montana in 2004, she worked in pharmaceutical marketing and strategic development for clients such as Pfizer, Bristol Meyers, Genentech and others with a focus on oncology and women’s health.
Summer will find Amy on her SUP exploring the pristine waters of Montana. Winter will find her chasing the Northern Lights or shredding the ski slopes. Amy’s year-round activity is sampling fine cocktails. Her suitcase is always packed for the next adventure with her husband and she rocks her role as a stepmother to three kids and minion to her nutty cat, Princess Noelle.