Amanda offers over fifteen years of engagement within the legislative process and can attribute her countless career successes to her inside understanding of Florida’s political processes, as well as her ability to leverage numerous long-term and statewide relationships. Her experience has given way to abundant victories in both policy and budget at the state level on behalf of clients.
As a long-time resident of Tampa Bay, Amanda’s impressive network of relationships with the legislature and executive branches are abundant and understanding of Florida’s stakeholders is thorough. She is proficient in guiding legislation and amendments and directing communication to elected officials and staff. This is in addition to her mastery of the budget process and ability to guide funding projects, producing millions of dollars in funding for clients.
Amanda has an extensive, inside knowledge of the legislative process having served as the Chief of Staff to a former State Representative. She has directed policy, presented bills, led appropriations, guided communication, operated as an external liaison, and also served as staff with current legislators. Outside of the legislative process, Amanda has been an integral part of both local and state campaigns, consulting on grassroots advocacy and funding strategies.
Amanda was born in New Jersey, raised in Tampa Bay and is an alum of Florida State University. She is married to Abe and is the proud mother to their son, Cole, and daughter, Mila. She was named one of the 20 Rising Stars in Florida Politics in 2015.