Getting to Know Janet Amesse

June 13, 2019 by CHEST Market Growth Team

Getting to Know…

Janet Ameese

Janet Amesse

CHEST Market Growth Manager

What do you currently do at CHEST?

I am a part of the market growth team, which is an industry-facing role. I try to help solve problems with our industry partners by providing education or other solutions.

Where are you from?

I’m a native of Michigan. I grew up near Ann Arbor, and I attended Albion College, a small liberal arts college in Michigan. I moved to Chicago to go to graduate school at DePaul University and never left. I’ve lived in Evanston for the past 15 years.

What did you do prior to working at CHEST?

My background includes business development and account management. I’ve worked in the health-care industry as a consultant, account manager, and pharmaceutical representative. I have a Master’s in Business Management from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University.

What are some interesting facts about you?

  • I love to travel and have been to every continent except for Antarctica. My favorite way to travel is with a backpack and minimal plans.
  • I have 2 sons, Henri, who is a freshman at the University of British Columbia outside of Vancouver and, Ben, who is sophomore at Evanston Township High School. Henri is a big snowboarder, and Ben is on the water polo and swim team.
  • I live in Evanston and love being near the lake in the summer for running and paddle boarding. I have a small sailboat that I keep at the beach in Evanston.
  • My favorite sports are snowboarding and cross-country skiing.
Janet Amesse Family
Janet Amesse Biking