Name: Amy Somary
Occupation: Currently, I’m a substitute teacher. I earned a B.S. bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University. I spent most of my professional career as a public relations executive at Edelman Worldwide, where I managed corporate giving and consumer accounts including the notable Butterball Turkey Talk-Line. I changed direction to raise my four sons with my husband in Arlington Heights.
How long have you lived in Arlington Heights? I’ve lived here 27 years, in two different houses.
What community organizations or programs are you involved with? For the past two decades, I’ve volunteered extensively and served in leadership positions at my parish and my sons’ schools – Our Lady of the Wayside and Hersey. I’ve served in various board positions, including president, vice-chair, secretary, and treasurer for Our Lady of the…