Amanda is a native of Livonia, Louisiana. She graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Louisiana State University. Following the completion of her degree, she joined the LA Entertainment team in 2009 and has worked with local and state agencies to foster the burgeoning film industry in Louisiana. Since joining the LA Entertainment team as a Business Development Officer for Film, Amanda has expanded her role within OEID and is currently the Business Development Manager for Film, Digital Media, Sound Recording and Live Performance Tax Incentive Programs. She assists in developing and implementing legislation for the continued support and growth of these industries and serves as an ambassador to Louisiana in promoting the State as a premier destination for business at entertainment trade shows and panels.