Amy McGowan was born and raised in Dallas, but has lived in San Antonio, Houston and Austin (yes, Austin is her favorite!) She holds a degree in Corporate Finance and has worked in large corporate environments as well as small mom-and-pop shops. Amy joined The University of Texas at Austin four years ago in the Office of Accounting. She currently resides in southwest Austin with her three human kids and two canine kids. Amy strives to live her life as a good human and give back by volunteering. She fills her soul by getting out in nature, especially hiking with her dogs. She also enjoys cooking/baking and watching movies.