Amanda is a senior consultant based in Clarus' Birmingham office. She provides leadership for client engagements and relationships, and oversees all of Clarus' organizational development work. Amanda specializes in cultural assessments, coaching, leadership and team development and succession planning. As a licensed therapist, Amanda brings a deep understanding of human behavior and motivation with a commitment to harness individual and team strengths to achieve maximum organizational impact. She believes in the power of listening and gathering perspectives of employees and customers to drive engagement, alignment and growth, which contribute to the overall health and vitality of organizations.
Amanda serves in a leadership role on the junior board of the Vestavia Hills Library Foundation and is active in her church, where she holds numerous leadership positions and facilitates various small groups. In her spare time, Amanda tries to keep up with the three active boys in her life - her husband and two small sons - and enjoys cooking, traveling and being outdoors.
Amanda previously served in leadership roles at two large non-profits who provided social services to vulnerable populations. In these roles, Amanda helped establish strategic direction for programs, provided oversight for day-to-day operations, and designed and facilitated training initiatives. Amanda also has experience as a small business owner where she practiced as a licensed professional counselor and provided training, facilitation, and team development to organizations. Amanda has provided personal counseling and coaching using tools such as the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and StrengthsFinder to help increase self-awareness, personal development and professional alignment.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Master of Arts, Counseling
Bachelor of Science, Psychology
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Alabama Counseling Association
Georgia Association for Industrial Organizational Psychology
Birmingham-Southern College Panther Partnerships Mentoring Program
Junior Board of the Vestavia Hills Library Foundation, Administrative Chair