Amy C. Waninger works with organizations that want to build inclusive cultures and diverse leadership pipelines for a sustainable competitive advantage. She also works with emerging and aspiring leaders who want to create opportunity for themselves and others.
As a leader, speaker, author, and consultant, Amy is passionate about helping others achieve their full potential at work. She is committed to lifelong learning, and inspires others to expand their knowledge and skill sets. Amy is the author of multiple books, including Network Beyond Bias: Making Diversity a Competitive Advantage for Your Career.
Amy began her career as a software developer, later moving into business analysis, systems design, consulting, and management. She has worked at small software companies, multinational corporations, and many stops in between. Amy is a versatile manager; she has led cross-functional and global teams in both the technology and insurance industries.
Having spent more than a decade in the insurance industry, Amy holds the Certified Insurance Data Manager (CIDM) designation and numerous designations from The Institutes, including their premier Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation. She is a member in good standing of the CPCU Society and served a three-year term on the Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. While working as a senior manager in a Fortune 100 Insurance Company, she served on the national leadership team for their LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group and an enterprise-wide council to engage men as allies.
Amy is a Certified Diversity Professional (CDP)®, a Professional Member of National Speakers Association, a Certified Virtual Presenter, and a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner. Her other credentials include two degrees from Indiana University and a "World’s Best Mom" coffee mug.
We are honored to have Amy as a key team member at the Talent Magnet Institute.