Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff, Amanda provides strategic and operational support to LACI’s CEO and Leadership Team and oversees special projects.

Amanda started her career helping low-income New Yorkers access financial services and obtain living-wage jobs. After business school, she worked for Amgen’s Oncology Sales and Marketing department, where she managed $10M+ in annual revenue and was named the Western Region’s Rookie of the Year.

In 2014, Amanda joined LACI as the VP of Development to focus on cultivating LACI’s federal, state, and local funder relationships.  In 2016, she launched LACI’s energy sector programming, including overseeing a five-year, $8M+ project funded by the California Energy Commission. In 2018, as the SVP of Market Transformation, she helped launch LACI’s Transportation Electrification Partnership, which will accelerate the LA region’s transition to transportation electrification and zero emissions goods movement by 2028.

Amanda graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Pomona College and received her Master of Business Administration from University of California, Los Angeles’ Anderson School of Management.

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