Amanda Puche is the Director of Development for the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies having served this role since January 2018. Working as the only frontline fundraiser for the college, Amanda focuses on major gift fundraising from alumni, faculty, staff, corporations, foundations and friends. She’s demonstrated success closing a half million-dollar endowment establishing a named faculty chair and several student scholarships during her tenure. Before sharing her talents with the Andrew Young School, Amanda worked for Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University, Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, and our very own Office of Annual Giving at Georgia State University.
Amanda is a proud triple Panther having earned a B.A. in journalism, a B.A. in anthropology, and an M.A. in anthropology with a graduate certificate in nonprofit management all from Georgia State University. Amanda is an active community member and regularly volunteers for organizations like The Giving Kitchen, Fringe Festival and the Grant Park Neighborhood Association.