Amy Murk

BIOGRAPHY: Graduated from U of M with a degree in English and concentration in ESL, along with a minor in German. I realized I don’t like teaching so I entered the senior living industry right out of college and haven’t looked back!

DESCRIPTION OF WHAT YOU DO: Marketing and Sales Department Coordinator for independent living retirement community

SIDE HUSTLE: Housesitting

WHAT IS YOUR BEST ELEVATOR PITCH: Town Village is the best bang for your buck if you’re looking for an all inclusive retirement community in East Memphis.

WHAT IS YOUR WHY FOR WHAT YOU DO: Working with senior adults is literally working with history. I love getting to know the people that made our nation what it is on a personal level.

WHAT SETS YOU APART FROM OTHER PEOPLE IN YOUR INDUSTRY: We have an incredible staff at Town Village. Everyone loves what they do and we’re a melting pot of other communities.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART OF BEING A MEMBER OF LINK: Networking and getting to know women of all stages in their careers.

WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO GIVE OR RECEIVE AS A MEMBER OF LINK: Time. I’d like to get to know more people and learn more about their trades.

WHAT IS THE BEST BUSINESS ADVICE YOU WOULD GIVE TODAY TO YOUR YOUNGER SELF: Read Tao of Pooh and learn to pick your battles sooner. Don’t burn out!

WHO WOULD BE INVITED TO YOUR DREAM DINNER PARTY AND WHY: I think dinner with Justin Timberlake would be cool. He’s done so much good for the 901 and I think he deserves a thank you.

WHAT IS SOMETHING THAT PEOPLE WOULD BE SURPRISED TO LEARN ABOUT YOU: I speak 3 languages and am very well traveled.