Amy Schwantner

Changing the Channel


AGE: 29

HOMETOWN: Long Beach, New York

ALMA MATER: Towson University, undergraduate; Hofstra University, MBA

CURRENT POSITION: Manager, Strategic Sourcing, CBS Corporation, New York

NOMINATED BY: Mike Smyklo, Vice President, Strategic Sourcing, CBS Corporation

In Her Own Words

Most rewarding parts of your job?

High-level and strategic projects, vital to business operations, that result in significant savings and change across the organization.

If you could start over, would you still choose this profession?

I would because it drives real change.

30 Under 30 Program Partners

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