Attention - Office Closures due to Hurricane Ian:

- Orlando and St. Augustine Offices Closed 9/28/22 - 9/30/22
- Jacksonville Office Closed 9/29/22 - 9/30/22

We will reopen Monday, October 3, 2022. Stay safe!

Amanda Mahan

Chief Communications Officer

Amanda Mahan joined Operation New Hope in January 2019. As the Chief Communications Officer, she is responsible for developing storytelling strategies that help advance the organization’s efforts to catalyze broad impact through the sharing of client successes and agency initiatives. These strategies include community outreach, grant writing,  events management, and development of publications, print and digital marketing, social media, and media outreach.

Amanda’s varied work experience has prepared her for the diverse challenges of her current role. She developed strong writing and communication skills during her many years working in the legal field and as a freelance editor. She became proficient at design by studying art and working as an arts instructor.

Amanda is a graduate of Florida State University, earning her BA in International Affairs and studying ceramic sculpture in the MFA Studio Art program. In her free time, Amanda loves to be outside with her family and friends – walking in the woods, digging in her garden, or swimming at the beach. She is beyond excited about the publication of her first novel – Mermaid’s Key – in November 2019.

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