Amanda Coox graduated with University Honors in her MBA program from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. With a concentration in Technology Leadership and Operations, she desires to lead information technology departments to create efficiencies and assist the business with strategic decisions.
Her previous occupations have been in various IT functions within many different industries. She loves the problem solving, creativity, and quick changing nature of IT. Amanda has great analytical, organizational, and communication skills, and she enjoys learning and working on new projects. Her interests lie in virtualization, IT infrastructure, efficient processes, and business analytics.
Amanda received her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Biola University in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems. While at Biola University, she was awarded the 2009 Outstanding Business Student Award by the Crowell School of Business, and was given membership to Epsilon Kappa Epsilon, Biola University's Honors society.
She is a strong supporter of increasing the number of young women in the technology field, and has participated in Technovation Challenge, which teaches technology and entrepreneurship skills to high school girls. In her free time, Amanda enjoys cooking gluten-free food, discovering new areas in the Bay Area with her husband, and supporting others in her community through church activities.
She eats gluten-free, loves to cook, enjoys hiking, playing piano and writing songs, reading, and remodeling houses. She loves taking things apart, fixing them, and creating new projects, whether that be refinishing a dresser, or writing a song. She's an adventure-lover, enjoys pondering life, and is always learning.