Amanda Munger (DeGroff) is an energetic strategic communications and public affairs professional with extensive experience working on public outreach, media, strategic and crisis communications efforts across multiple government agencies and in the private sector.

She currently works as a Senior Account Executive at Melwood Global, a strategic communications firm out of Washington, D.C. and Boston. Before starting at Melwood, Amanda served as the Deputy Press Secretary at the Department of the Interior, where she worked on a variety of issues including renewable energy, science and development and water. Prior to joining Interior, Amanda served as a spokesperson at the Department of Homeland Security, executing high profile communications plans.

Amanda is a proud alumna from Wheaton College in Massachusetts, where she studied Political Science and Journalism. In the summer of 2010, Amanda discovered her love for Washington, D.C. as a student at The Fund for American Studies’ Institute on Political Journalism.

Amanda lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband Kristopher and their cat, Oakley. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys exploring National Parks and learning to fly.