Meet your leaders: Amy J. Pictor


As Hamilton County Leadership Academy celebrates its 25th anniversary, Current is highlighting local leaders who have helped build and sustain the program, which focuses on strengthening our community by developing informed leaders.


Amy Pictor, HCLA Class of 2016

Hometown: Union City, Ind.

Lives: Westfield.

Works: Indianapolis.

Family: Husband Jim, son Will, daughter Anna.

Career and community involvement: A Ball State University graduate and veteran HR professional, Pictor works in Corporate Organizational Development at St.Vincent Health. She has served on the Westfield Washington Schools Board of Trustees since 2014.

Nice to know: Pictor was a charter vendor at the Zionsville Farmers Market, where she sold her baked goods for 16 years. She also participated in the Westfield market for a few years.

Biggest HCLA takeaway: “Hamilton County is an incredible county filled with talented, dedicated residents.”

Favorite curriculum activity: “The trip to the Statehouse. It truly was a privilege to listen and learn from our current state leaders.”

What impact has the program made on our community? “HCLA is a great resource for connecting community leaders and growing future leaders.”

Most valuable lesson learned through HCLA: “I appreciated learning about the ‘infrastructure’ of Hamilton County and the leaders currently in place.”

What will Hamilton County leaders be saying about our community 25 years from now? “Perhaps there will be even greater integration between each of our communities in regards to local government resources.”

What is your vision for the future of Hamilton County? “Continue to be a vibrant, innovative community.”

Last movie you saw? “Secretariat … On video!”

Favorite Hamilton County restaurant: 10 West in Cicero.

Favorite thing to do in Hamilton County: “Summer concerts at our various parks.”

Best-kept Hamilton County secret: “MacGregor Park in Westfield for a walk.”