Amanda joined RRS in 2023 as a communications specialist. She supports clients with strategic communication and marketing planning, outreach campaigns, media relations, audience analysis, and event planning. Prior to RRS, Amanda worked for the City of Grand Rapids, City of Wyoming, and The Rapid (Grand Rapids area public transportation system) where she specialized in communication, marketing, and community engagement. She also has communications and outreach experience in the fields of urban planning, elections, water systems, special events, public transit, and traffic safety.


  • The League of American Bicyclists, League Certified Instructor

Topical Expertise

  • Strategic communication planning and execution
  • Multicultural marketing
  • Media relations
  • Outreach and events


  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    Master of Arts, Strategic Communications
  • Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
    Bachelor of Science, Geography and Urban Planning with a minor in Spanish