Amber Requia grew up in Steuben, Maine, and now resides in Southern Maine with her husband and their son. Amber graduated from University of Southern Maine in 2005 with an undergraduate degree in Communications and a minor in Education. In 2009, she went back to school to get her Master of Arts in Teaching from University of Maine, Orono, and graduated in 2010. Shortly after graduation, she began working for an audio-visual company based inMassachusetts that wanted to expand their territory into Maine. During her eight years there, she worked closely with schools in Maine, helping them develop their approaches to technology in the classroom.
Amber is a Maine girl through and through, and is happiest when she is on or near the ocean and surrounded by family in the Downeast region of the state. She currently stays home with her son while assisting her husband with their two businesses, Brush & Hammer Builders and Maine Cabinet Company.