A Chicago native, Amanda is passionate about stimulating new dialogue surrounding the city’s cultural treasures as well as the individuals and organizations making a difference in their communities.
Prior to joining The Silverman Group, Amanda was Communications Manager at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center for nearly 6 years, leading PR and social media strategies, event marketing, corporate and tourism communications, digital content, exhibit/institutional brand strategies, advertising planning, literature/collateral creation, media sponsorships and several other multifaceted cultural partnerships.
Amanda has collaborated with local and global influencers, leading cultural institutions, human rights organizations, corporations, government agencies and consuls general – promoting partner symposiums, programs and events around the city.
Since graduating Valparaiso University with a dual B.A. in both New Media Journalism and Theatre, Amanda is known to play communications professional by day while exercising her acting chops by night, be it on stage or on camera.