Amanda is co-founder of Lightspeed PR. She is a public relations and branding strategist who specializes in creating communications that differentiate and grow businesses.
She was previously part of the corporate communications team at American Express where she managed executive, employee and issues communications for a major division of the company.
Before that she spent 15 years building expertise in public affairs, corporate social responsibility and branding with agencies such as Burson-Marsteller and Interbrand in New York, and Podesta Associates in Washington, D.C.
Amanda has also served as lead writer for many of her client teams, spearheading message and content development within a wide range of industries. Her work has included speechwriting for Fortune 50 companies and ghost writing articles, blogs and presentations for senior executives and political leaders.