Amanda Miller - Woman to Watch Class of 2013
Amanda Miller is the Director of Development and Membership at the Center for History, a regional history facility named the 2013 Leighton Award Winner for Non-Profit Excellence. She loves connecting community members with the rich local history of the area, and she's glad to be able to give back to a community that has given her so much. Before the Center for History, Amanda worked in development at the Center for the Homeless and the Family Justice Center. Amanda specializes in fundraising events, annual campaigns, board development, non-profit marketing and grant writing. She is particularly interested in the role philanthropy plays in the lives of young professionals. She is also an active volunteer, coaching mock trial at John Adams High School and serving on the board of directors of the Morris Performing Arts Center and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. A native of South Bend, Amanda has dual degrees in Sociology and English from Northwestern University.