Amanda graduated from the College of William and Mary magna cum laude with a B.A. in Psychology and from Harvard Graduate School of Education with a Master of Education. Amanda began her independent school career teaching elementary school and coaching field hockey and lacrosse at Friends Academy, where she later became the Assistant Director of Development. She has served as the Assistant Director of Constituent Relations at Buckingham, Browne & Nichols School, and as an Admission Associate, psychology teacher, and coach at The Wheeler School. She was the Associate Director of Admission at The Gordon School.
From 2010-2015, Amanda was the Founding Chair of Girls on the Run Rhode Island. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Gordon School.