Amanda is an MBA student at Columbia Business School and is a recipient of the Feldberg Fellowship and the Forté Fellowship. Amanda began her career at BlackRock as an Associate Research Analyst on the Leveraged Finance team. In her role, Amanda maintained primary research coverage of bond and loan investments across the Business Services, Consumer Products, Leisure, and Retail industries as part of the $50 billion leveraged finance platform; Amanda was the youngest analyst to receive primary sector coverage.
Amanda joined the credit team at BlackRock in 2011 after graduating magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Economics (Minor in Mathematics). Most recently, Amanda worked as a pre-MBA intern on the Corporate Development team at WeWork. In her role, Amanda helped the company evaluate strategic growth opportunities and new business models.
Amanda grew up in Philadelphia and has been living in NYC for the last four years. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys flower arranging, taking dance classes, traveling, and cooking.