Ignite Track Speaker
Chief People Officer at Radio Flyer
Amy Bastuga joined Radio Flyer, home of the iconic little red wagon, tricycles and other ride-on toys, in 2007. As Senior Vice President of Human Resources, she brings her HR expertise to a growing organization whose vision is to create an innovative environment where every employee says “I love my job.” She helps lead Radio Flyer to sustain a high performance culture and company that is recognized as a best place to work. With her guidance, Radio Flyer has received numerous workplace awards to date. She leads the development of strategic engagement programs and top notch talent acquisition practices. She creates best in class development experiences through Wagon U, an internal curriculum that provides programs and tools that build the capabilities of all Flyers to help advance their personal and professional growth.
Amy graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Corporate Communications and in Child Development. She received her Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management and Development from National Louis University and is SPHR and SHRM-SCP certified. She established her HR career during the past 20 years, working in senior Human Resources leadership roles at several privately held world class manufacturing organizations with a focus on delivering outstanding results through creating great people practices that support a culture of excellence.
FAMILY / PERSONAL
Amy and her husband love spending time cheering on their twin daughters on the softball field and watching their son long snap on the football field.