As the fifth generation of the family business her great-great-grandfather started in 1868, Amy has an innate passion for cocoa and chocolate. Amy’s involvement at Guittard includes not only marketing activities but also sourcing and sustainability, serving on several committees for the World Cocoa Foundation, and traveling to origin to meet with farmers, buyers and traders. Amy led the brand refresh and has launched several new consumer and professional products for the 151-year-old brand. More recently, Amy introduced Guittard’s manifesto, Cultivate Better™, which articulates the company’s on-going commitment to honorable sourcing. An avid home baker, she is the author of the Guittard Chocolate Cookbook, published in 2015 by Chronicle Books.