Amanda has been involved in state government relations Columbus, Ohio for over a decade. Amanda began her career in state government by working as a page in both the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate while getting her degree in political science at The Ohio State University. After college, she went to work as a legislative aide to a State Senator, before moving to the private sector in 2004 to work in lobbying. Amanda began her lobbying career working for one of the first female owned independent lobbying firm (Towner Policy Group) where she represented a variety of client interests before the state legislature and Ohio regulatory agencies. In 2015, Ms. Towner retired and Amanda started her own business, Capitol Action Team, with the clients she had been representing with Ms. Towner. Amanda currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Ohio Lobbying Association and the planning committee for the Ohio YMCA Youth in Government program. Amanda is an Ohio Lobbying Association Certified Lobbyist, successfully completing requirements by the Ohio Lobbying Association “Certified Lobbyist Program”.