recently moved to Austin from Los Angeles, where she
worked with some of the city's best PR strategists.
Most recently, she
was an Account Manager for the Brands Division and Head of Special Events for Howard Bragman's boutique firm, Fifteen Minutes.
Prior to her
tenure there, she
handled PR for live music venues on the Sunset Strip, as well as in Las Vegas and Palm Springs.
past clients include The Roots' Annual Grammy Party, Jay Z and Teen Vogue's
artist showcase, Leeza Gibbon's Official Oscar Party, and the Red Bull's Taurus World Stunt Awards.
Past non-profit clients include Richard Branson's Virgin America Unite, Larry King's COPE Foundation
, and Norman Lear's People for the American Way.
From celebrity and tastemaker wrangling to media outreach, vendor facilitation to red carpet management, and media servicing, Amanda
handle all of the events from soup to nuts.
Amanda is adept at both traditional and modern social media strategies, and has led national media tours, experiential marketing campaigns, and brand pairing/industry events with celebrity personalities.
extensive public relations background makes her
a valuable member of the Cultivate team.
Amanda earned a Bachelor's of Science in Marketing Communications with a minor in Journalism at Emerson College in Boston, MA.
She has received training in social media at the University of California in Los Angeles, and her work with ShoeDazzle.com was featured in the October 2009 issue of PR Week.