Amy holds a master's degree from the L.B.J. School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, specializing in international economic and industrial policy. She also has an undergraduate engineering degree from Columbia University. Prior to joining the company, Amy was a senior researcher with Applied Economics Consulting Group, providing economic and financial analysis in support of commercial litigation. In addition to holding a Series 3 certification, Amy has authored and instructed investment education materials used by a number of the major investment houses. She is also a recognized authority on the changing international regulatory policies affecting the casino/gambling sector. Amy is published in the areas of economics, statistics, and her other risk vs. return hobby -- poker.