Amy Bleich Heugel
Winner of the 2018 Mirror Ball Award!
You might recognize Amy as the face of The LakeHouse and Holiday Inn Express of St. Joseph. Born and raised locally, Amy enjoys being involved in community events as well as investing her time and efforts toward many local groups and charities.
"Through helping to educate, entertain, and inspire, the SMSO helps to
connect the community in a way only music can while also celebrating what community is all about - shared experiences and personal connections. We're fortunate to have such access and exposure to these artistic and creative events, for which the SMSO has been a leader; always striving to enrich the community while enhancing the quality of life in Michigan's great Southwest."
As Director, Investor Relations, Kristy is responsible for the execution of Whirlpool’s investor relations and communications strategy. In addition to her job responsibilities, Kristy currently serves as co-lead of Whirlpool’s oldest Employee Resource Group, the Women’s Network, with over 750 members in the U.S. Kristy joined Whirlpool in 1999 and has served in various finance roles with increasing responsibilities including Corporate Accounting, Supply Chain, Planning & Reporting, Investment Decision & Analysis and the Global Product Organization. Prior to joining Whirlpool, Kristy was a financial analyst with Kraft Foods and an internal auditor with Western Atlas, Inc. She holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Marquette University where she met her husband, John. They reside in St. Joseph with their children Elena, Jack and Nora.
As an intern in three different newsrooms, Joshua has covered some very big stories, including: Anti-Trump protests in Chicago, the NFL Draft in Grant Park and even traveled to Washington, D.C. to report on the 2017 Presidential Inauguration.
Joshua loves traveling, sightseeing and crime shows. He's also a big fan of reality TV, even scoring one-on-one interviews with TV personalities Jussie Smollett and Issa Rae while at Columbia.
With these unique experiences, he hopes to inform, confirm and educate through passionate storytelling while captivating viewers with his charismatic personality. Despite being only two hours from Chicago, Joshua considers South Bend his new home.