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MBAmy’s: Employee Education Program

November 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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– 6:15-6:30pm – Check-in and networking with other food brands
– 6:30-7:30pm – Presentation: MBAmy’s: Employee Education Program – Kara Marshall, Amy’s Ice Cream


MBAmy’s is a higher-level curriculum for all employees of Amy’s Ice Cream that is designed to go way beyond how to make and scoop ice cream — “the how.” This internal academic program is comprised of four separate courses that focus on developing higher-level, critical thinking skills in the individual — “the why.”

We know in a world powered by economic success sincere customer service can often become no more than a repetitive script. Amy’s Ice Cream believes that their customers have an outstanding service experience when employees understand the value the customer brings to the health of the business. Success is measured by more than the bottom line. At Amy’s, it is also measured by the smiles on their customers’ faces and the satisfaction of their employees from knowing how a business operates and believing that being an entrepreneur is a right we all possess.

Join us for a presentation from Kara Marshall on MBAmy’s, how they teach it to young people, and what it has done for Amy’s Ice Cream as a company.


Kara Marshall has been with Amy’s Ice Creams since 2010. She came into the organization as an ice cream scooper and was promoted through management. She joined the Amy’s Ice Creams leadership team in 2016 and now runs the internal education program, MBAmy’s, and serves as the Client Services Manager for Amy’s EDU.

Kara began teaching with MBAmy’s in 2012. From there she went on to coach Amy’s employees on Customer Service, Open Book Management, and public speaking. Through the years Kara has developed curriculum for both internal and external audiences. Kara’s passion for people landed her at Amy’s EDU as the Client Services Manager and Junior Coach.


Austin Food Marketing is an inclusive group of food product companies, retailers, and restauranteurs coming together to support and nurture the entrepreneurial food community in Austin, Texas. Our free meetups allow food business owners, executives, and employees – from startups and small businesses to large enterprises – to network with one another, while learning about and discussing marketing best practices.

The goal of this community is to accelerate growth of Austin-area food businesses and to nurture a culture of shared ideas, collaboration, and mentorship within the Austin food product community.

Austin Food Marketing meets once per month, September-June, typically on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm at the Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St Suite 150/1600 in downtown Austin. All meetups are free and open to the public.

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November 5, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Capital Factory
701 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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MBAmy’s: Employee Education Program
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