Amy is life-long resident of Erie, except during her undergraduate degree years at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where she earned a B.S. in nursing. Amy also earned a master's of nursing from Edinboro University. Her nursing career has included stints with Saint Vincent Health Center and the Veteran Affairs Medical Center. The wife of Dan and mother of Angela, adopted from Guatemala in November of 2005, Amy is in her sixth year of teaching at Mercyhurst North East.