Ami Kay Spishock is the founder and owner of Fort William Artist Management, a wholly independent, female owned and operated management company. She personally handles the worldwide careers of Beirut, Grizzly Bear, DEHD, Tamino, Olivia Barton, Daniel Rossen and People Museum. Fort William takes a global approach to artist management, having recently completed tours in Europe, Australia, South America and the Middle East, in addition to North America. Ami resides in New Orleans and is the mother of two small children. She taught a semester at Drexel University in Philadelphia and guest lectures at Tulane and Loyola Universities in New Orleans.