Amy Blahnik

Program Director

Amy handles the day to day activities at CTAN from overseeing the Funding Cycles, Memberships, Events, and supporting the Board of Directors. Prior to joining CTAN she ran a leadership coaching business after obtaining a coaching certification from the prestigious Hudson Institute of Coaching in Santa Barbara, CA in 2017.

Earlier roles in Product Management, Project Management, and Process Improvement at companies as diverse as ADP (Automatic Data Processing), Fidelity Investments, and G&K Services (a Division of Cintas) have allowed her to utilize collaboration and change management skills to best serve the needs of people using process and technology.

Amy received a Master of Arts in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota where her research focused upon the protective factors of after-school activities conducted at a local high school. Prior to graduate school Amy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting & International Business from Marquette University where she captained the Track and Field Team, served as an officer for AIESEC, and was an officer for Midnight Run (a student-run homeless advocacy group).

In her spare time, Amy enjoys traveling, watching sports of all kinds, and honing her skills on the tennis court. Amy and her husband share their home with a true Texas cat named Biscuit whom shares their love of smoked meats.