Chosen as one of Mass Transit Magazine's 2018 40 under 40, Amanda is a rising star in the transportation industry. Amanda assists transportation providers across the country with financial planning, policy analysis, and strategic advisory services. She specializes in the development of project financial strategies and has assisted numerous agencies with positioning projects for federal grants and loans and identifying potential state, local, and private funding options. Amanda has led and coordinated complex financial work for transportation projects across the country, including the multi-billion dollar Amtrak Gateway Program into New York City and Link Union Station (Link US) Project in Los Angeles. Prior to joining InfraStrategies, Amanda worked for two major consulting firm as a specialist in transit and rail funding and financing strategies. Amanda also previously worked as the personal research assistant to the CEO and General Manager of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) and in the Bridges and Structures Department at Norfolk Southern.
Amanda graduated first in her class at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and was recognized as the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Top Engineering Student in 2012 and the top Eisenhower masters student in the nation in 2013.