CEO of Charm City Spices
Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Amechtre enlisted in the United States Army in 2001. She served five years on active duty and three years in the Texas National Guard. After the 9/11 attack on our country, she served during Operation Iraqi Freedom, in Tikrit, Iraq from 2004-2005. As a Food Service Specialist in the Army, she participated in many culinary art shows and received medals and coins for her achievements. Following her honorable discharge, she received an Associate of Arts degree from Temple College and a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University-Central Texas. She is currently employed at the Central Texas Veterans Affairs Hospital in Temple, Texas as a Procurement Technician. Her passion for cooking inspired her to create her own spice business.