Amanda holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Spanish Language and Women’s Studies. In 2017 she also graduated from the University of Washington's Storytelling and Content Strategy certificate program. Amanda joined Reinvestment Partners in 2012 and is currently the Director of Marketing for Reinvestment Partners and Bull City Cool, a subsidiary and local food hub. She is also the Director of Housing Counseling. Amanda relocated to Florida in late 2015 and now works remotely.