Director of Economic Vitality
City of Springfield
Amanda is responsible for managing the City's economic vitality department which focuses on vibrancy and takes a proactive approach to helping businesses and entrepreneurs and positively impacting the region’s economic ecosystem. The department’s primary services are entrepreneurial development and support, business retention/tourism support and business expansion and attraction. Other priorities include encouraging reinvestment and economic growth, coordinating significant development projects that impact the community’s tax base, retaining and facilitating expansion of existing businesses, promoting entrepreneurship, and attracting new businesses.