Originally from West Hartford, CT, Amanda moved to Florida in October of 2014 to begin working for the Humane Society of Pinellas. Amanda received degrees in Psychology and Neuroscience, with a focus in Animal Behavior, from the University of Connecticut. After working as an independent behavior consultant and managing a doggie-day-care, Amanda began working as the Behavior Department Manager for the Connecticut Humane Society. While working at CHS, she continued her graduate education with the American College of Applied Science in Companion Animal Behavior and Counseling. Amanda is happy to lead a team of excellent staff and volunteers that are dedicated to improving the lives of shelter animals and that tolerate her enthusiasm for NFL football.