Human Resource Manager
Amanda, originally from Northern California, is the Tax Foundation’s Human Resource Manager. She brings over 20 years of operations and human resources management experience and specializes in employee development and engagement. Prior to joining the Tax Foundation, Amanda worked with a local defense contractor as well as at Americans For Prosperity Foundation.
Amanda’s passion extends equally to tax policy as it does to healthy eating. She holds a BA in Political Science from California State University, Long Beach, and several postgraduate certificates in nutrition education.
Amanda also spent a decade working exclusively in the health and wellness field. Highlights include establishing a community-to-school garden partnership with science-based curriculum, and working for Whole Foods Market as nutrition specialist and buyer.
Amanda lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband, three teenage sons, three rescue dogs, and a hamster. You can generally find her cooking, eating, or traveling with her family.