Amy Koester is a Graphic Designer and Project Coordinator at TEC. She joined TEC in August 2015. She tackles all kinds of design projects from logos and flyers to social media graphics and brochures. As Project Coordinator, Amy’s responsibilities include playing a major role in organizing and running the Celebrating High School Innovators program, website maintenance and working on a variety of projects to help support the entrepreneurial ecosystem on campus.
Prior to working at TEC, Amy served as Program Coordinator at iFoundry (The Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education). Amy has a background in freelance graphic design, teaching art classes, and event planning. Many years ago, she also worked as a graphic designer for the Illini Union. Amy has a BFA in Graphic Design from Brigham Young University.
Outside of work, Amy is a voracious reader, participates in on-going volunteer work, and enjoys international cuisine, flower gardening, and needlework. She also loves spending time with her husband Eric, and their children Aaron, Sophia and Dillon.