Amanda works with some of the most recognizable companies in the Carolinas and is a leader in Charlotte’s public relations industry. She provides strategic public relations counsel and media relations to clients in a wide range of industries such as education, engineering, professional services, public works, aviation and nonprofit. Since joining the agency in 2005, her clients have included Pulte Homes, Charlotte Water, Deloitte, Arts & Science Council, 7-Eleven, Inc., Charlotte Chamber, Charlotte Douglas International Airport and S&D Coffee and Tea. Amanda has nearly 15 years of experience of experience working with local, regional, and national press and trade publications. She is also skilled in copywriting, social media strategy, branding, advocacy, public affairs and project management, and leads the agency’s public relations and social media team.
Amanda’s career began at Drayton Hall, a National Trust Historic Site in Charleston, SC, where she handled news media relations, planned events and assisted with marketing communications for more than two years.
A College of Charleston graduate, Amanda received her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) in 2011 and served as president of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Charlotte Chapter in 2014. She has held various leadership roles within the chapter since 2006 – including awards chair, new professionals chair, secretary, treasurer and vice president – and was the recipient of its Young Professional Award in 2009. In 2015, she was appointed to the board of directors of The Housing Partnership, a nonprofit organization that provides affordable housing for low-income families in Charlotte-Mecklenburg.