Amanda completed an AmeriCorps year of service at Rebuilding Together Dayton in 2011. During her AmeriCorps term she managed the Seasonal Revitalization program and coordinated outreach and volunteer projects. She then worked at the University of Dayton Research Institute supporting research in energy technologies before returning to RTD in 2015 as the NeighborCare Director. Amanda has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Dayton. She completed an EPA accredited training program to be a certified lead renovator in 2011. Amanda completed the Executive Certificate in Home Modification Program through the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology at the University of Southern California in 2021.