Amanda is the national director of the Main Street Alliance, a national network of state-based small business organizations. She joined the network as the national director in 2013, bringing more than a decade of organizing, policy and legal experience. Previously, she worked for several national nonprofit organizations, including Public Citizen and Free Press. She also worked as a labor organizer and policy analyst for CWA and SEIU. Amanda graduated from Smith College and earned her law degree from the University of Washington School of Law.