Amy Schumacher named to 2022 Indiana 250
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – July 22, 2022 –
Amy Schumacher is a fourth-generation member of the Fehsenfeld family to lead The Heritage Group, which has a portfolio of more than 30 businesses and 5,000 employees. Schumacher was appointed CEO in 2020 after serving four years as president. In 2008, she co-founded Monument Chemical, the group‘s specialty chemicals business, and grew it into a global company with operations in the United States and Europe. Schumacher serves on the Indiana Economic Development Corp. board as well as the boards of the Women‘s Fund of Central Indiana and Calumet Specialty Products.
Advice for young people: “I like the idea of doing your homework, picking a path, and then making it the very best you can. Sometimes things don‘t work out, you learn and can always pivot.”
Favorite civic contribution: “I am especially proud of the way my family shares our passion for kids, STEM and education with our extended family—all of the employees at The Heritage Group.”