Amanda has been a part of higher education for over five years and on the Carnegie Slate Optimization team for the last two years. She's passionate about finding new possibilities in Slate which translate to real and successful initiatives for partner institutions. Having received her Master of Science in Analytics from Charleston Southern University, she finds reports and their capabilities most interesting in Slate along with analyzing them to find a way to strategically add to communication plans. Amanda lives in Pawleys Island, SC with her husband and 17-month old son. Outside of her home office, she loves to lift weights, walk the beach, or get outside for an adventure with her family.