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Amanda MungerStrategic Advisor
Amanda is a Strategic Advisor to Melwood Global. She has years of government experience in the White House, Congress, the Executive Branch, and the private sector.

Amanda served as a political appointee in the Obama Administration after beginning her career in the Speechwriting office at the White House. She served as a spokesperson at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Department of the Interior until the end of the administration.

During her time at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Amanda helped to craft messaging and strategy following the Boston Marathon bombing, the Sandy Hook shooting, Hurricane Sandy and other national crises. She has worked extensively in developing crisis communications strategies.

Most recently, Amanda served as the Communications Director for Congressman Rick Larsen of Washington State, where she handled all daily and long-term communications needs. During her time with Congressman Larsen, she helped to create long term crisis response policies and created a short and long-term strategy following the crashes of two Boeing commercial airlines.

Amanda graduated from Wheaton College in Massachusetts and currently serves as the Communications Chair of the Wheaton College Alumni Board of Directors.

Fast Facts

  • B.A., Wheaton College

  • Throughout the year, you will find Amanda on the golf course where she is perfecting her mid-range game.

  • Amanda loves hiking Old Rag in Virginia, boating down the Potomac and trying to explore as many National Parks as possible.

  • If it is above 60 degrees outside, you can spot Amanda cruising around DC in her red Fiat convertible.