In today’s ever-changing grocery world, Amanda’s creativity contributes greatly in providing Mariano’s customers with a unique and exciting shopping experience. Amanda is an established food authority who continues to challenge the conventional grocery norm and bring exciting food experiences to Mariano’s customers. In Amanda’s role as Director of Strategic Brand Development for Mariano’s, she has introduced a number of new concepts and events that make Mariano’s one of the most exciting food destinations in the Midwest. Whether spearheading partnerships in the community, creating engaging social media and marketing campaigns or working with community partners, Amanda has gone above and beyond to expand and strengthen the Mariano’s brand.
Amanda is committed to fighting food insecurity, uplifting local vendors and feeding the human spirit in the Chicagoland area and beyond! Amanda is a two time Emmy winner as the original host of Check, Please on WTTW and also a two time Progressive grocer TWIG recipient (Top Women in Grocery).