Get to know Amanda:

What do you actually do all day long?
Research, writing, gathering and sharing content and information with our members about what’s happening in philanthropy, important issues in the state and learning opportunities. You’ll also find me tweeting and posting on CMF’s Facebook page!

What is the best part of your job?
Sharing the inspiring work our members are doing every day in our great state!

Favorite flavor of ice cream?
Any fruity flavors! Raspberry, strawberry, cherry vanilla…. I could go on for days.

What music are you streaming?
I listen to a wide range of music, usually you’ll find me listening to one of my many favorite Pandora stations

Why do you love where you live?
I’m a Michigan transplant, hailing from the home of the Kentucky Derby (Louisville, Kentucky). I moved here and quickly fell in love with the lakeshore and the many hidden gems of Michigan.

If you could choose a super power, what would it be?
The power of flight, it would make travel so much easier.

Favorite book from childhood?
It’s too hard to name a favorite, Charlotte’s Web and anything written by Judy Blume

Favorite book?
Some of my favorites include Kite Runner, Pillars of the Earth, novels written by Jodi Picoult, so many favorites….

Dream vacation? 
Australia is on my bucket list!

Exploring the local food scene, reading, seeking new outdoor adventures in Michigan and traveling.