Amy Kardel became a true technologist as a library assistant during her college years when she developed a language translation business using software. Later, she built upon this entrepreneurial spirit by co-founding and leading the IT services firm Clever Ducks with her spouse. Their chain of business successes led Amy to a seat on the Board of Directors of CompTIA, the world’s leading IT trade association, including two terms as Chairwoman. Along this journey of continuous training and learning, she also earned a law degree. Today, Amy serves as CompTIA’s Vice President, Strategic Workforce Relationships.