As the Director of Communications and Marketing, Amanda is responsible for the development, management, administration and implementation of all aspects of communications and marketing for the Hydrocephalus Association (HA). As a mother of a daughter with hydrocephalus, Amanda joins her passion for the cause with her responsibility of raising awareness of the challenges of hydrocephalus and greater support for the work of HA.
Prior to joining HA in August 2012, Amanda served as the Director of Operations for iConstituent, a software firm specializing in communications and database solutions for elected officials, particularly Members of Congress. iConstituent purchased InterAmerica Technologies where, over her 10-year tenure with InterAmerica, Amanda launched a Business Process Management consulting division and was the Client Services manager for Federal government and corporate clients, among other responsibilities. Amanda started her professional career in the international non-profit field where over a 5 year period she worked on economic and political development projects in El Salvador, Bangladesh, and Zimbabwe.
Amanda holds a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Bryn Mawr College and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. In her spare time Amanda enjoys being a mom of two wonderful daughters, yoga, evenings with good friends and food, and leading her younger daughter’s Girl Scout troop.