Amanda is dedicated to the idea that strategic internal communications can meaningfully impact an organization’s success.
She has worked in corporate communications for nearly 20 years and today consults with companies across a variety of industries, including financial services, education and healthcare.
Prior to becoming a consultant, Amanda spent eight years as head of internal communications at global healthcare giant Baxter International, a Fortune 200 company with more than 50,000 employees. In that role, she oversaw financial and strategic messaging, a global rebrand of the company, the introduction of new executive leadership and the acquisition/divestiture of numerous entities.
Throughout her career, Amanda has provided valuable communications counsel to corporate leadership and works with executives to raise their visibility as industry thought leaders. This includes helping leaders identify their voice, curate their story and raise their public persona through a purposeful selection of speaking engagements, board positions and media opportunities.
In addition to her leadership work, she loves the challenge of identifying how best to engage employees and align them toward a common goal, be it a new company strategy or the acquisition of a competitor.
Amanda earned bachelor’s degrees in English and communications from Vanderbilt University and a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She lives in Boston with her husband and two children.