“Variety is truly the spice of work-life, and PR delivers variety from multiple aspects. Whether developing a creative way to help clients tell their brand story or troubleshooting a social media crisis, there is never a dull moment.”
Amanda can make a perfectly puffed Dutch Baby pastry, has driven a combine, can slalom water ski and is the mother of twins.
Director of Client Services
After 13 years in strategic communication, Amanda has experience across a wide range of industries, from food and tools to housewares and agriculture. She brings energy, creativity, results and efficiency to traditional and social media campaigns — securing media placement in top targets, leveraging influencers to tell brand stories, and engaging consumers on social media.
- Treating food influencers to a Pinot & Potatoes wine, painting and fry sampling at an estate in Sonoma.
- Hosting an interactive 3D art consumer experience in NYC’s Chelsea Triangle.
- Coordinating client display at the Farm Progress Show — the world’s largest outdoor agriculture show.
- Driving a box truck across three states to host educational events with George Washington interpreters (don’t call them impersonators!) to launch a new product.
Whether running a national grass roots campaign, mobile tour or local outreach effort, Amanda’s experience at international and boutique PR firms meld her big picture thinking with ready-for-anything mentality to get the job done.
Amanda’s work has earned multiple awards, recognized by the Publicity Club of Chicago and Public Relations Society of America. She is also a member of the Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, volunteering to improve the lives of children at risk in the community by promoting literacy, developing self-esteem, and providing positive programming. She has served in multiple roles including on the Board of Directors as Communications VP.
Amanda grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio (Miami was a university before Florida was a state!) with a Bachelor of Arts in speech communications.