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Amy Hesting

Associate Director of Regional Initiatives

Work: 260-469-3465

Fax: 260-469-3470

Email: amy@neindiana.com

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Amy is responsible for guiding the success and effectiveness of Vision 2020. In this role, she leads the Vision 2020 and Emerging Leaders Alliance staff through several outreach efforts across the region. As a Gallup-certified strengths coach, she enjoys helping our staff explore, appreciate, and use the strengths that make them unique, valuable members of the team.

She joined the team in October 2013. She comes to us from the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health, where she served for the past 15 years, the majority of them as the Allen County Healthy Homes program director. 

Amy loves camping; reading; running with her boxer, Rocky; haunting local yarn stores; and knitting for anyone who will accept her woolen goods. 

Amy serves on the board of Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity, a local nonprofit that works to bring people together to build homes, communities, and hope. 

Amy holds a bachelor’s degree in public affairs from Indiana University-Bloomington.

Amy’s top five strengths in Gallup’s StrengthsFinder are:

  1. Responsibility
  2. Learner
  3. Relator
  4. Developer
  5. Individualization

Did You Know?

  • In her free time, Amy enjoys hanging out with her husband, Zach, and her kids, Liam, Rowan, and Quinn.
  • She also loves camping; reading; running with her boxer, Rocky; haunting local yarn stores; and knitting for anyone who will accept her woolen goods.
  • While Amy no longer works for the Health Department, she has an unparalleled knowledge of lead poisoning and rabies.