Amy K. Bruske
Before Amy was Kolbe Corp's President, she was the Chief Productivity Officer and responsible for training and developing Kolbe's sales force, and ensuring operational excellence throughout the organization. She is one of the company's three Senior Master Consultants and is in demand for Kolbe TeamSuccess® seminars, Certified Consultant training, executive coaching, and group consultations for a wide range of businesses around the world.
Amy was named the Small Business Owner of the year by the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Phoenix Chapter in 2012. Amy is also Chairman of the Board for Kolbe's non-profit arm, The Center for Conative Abilities. She is a committee chair for the Board of Directors for NAWBO and is also a member of The Strategic Coach.
Before coming to Kolbe, Amy was a senior executive at Jenny Craig Inc., where she was involved in franchise owner training and business management coaching. She also oversaw training for counselors and sales staff, managed franchise development issues, and supervised operations for the company's East Coast division. Her early career included assisting major advertising clients with market research and conducting focus groups.
Although born in Argentina, Amy considers herself an Arizona native. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University. She is married to Jim Bruske, a retired professional baseball player now working in real estate, and has two very active teenagers to keep her busy away from the office. Amy is an avid reader and enjoys keeping fit and dedicating time to children's causes.