Amanda Fitzgerald has private practice experience in commercial litigation, contract negotiation, and fiduciary oversight. She has over 12 years of non-profit and philanthropic experience.
Ms. Fitzgerald has served as Executive Director and a member of the Board of Directors of BoysCamp, an organization dedicated to providing outdoor and summer camp experiences for low-income, at-risk boys. In 2011, Ms. Fitzgerald became the Executive Director of Blessings Project Foundation, a private foundation specializing in micro-grants to grassroots, innovative nonprofit organizations in the United States and abroad.
From 2017 to 2019, Ms. Fitzgerald worked as a Fiduciary Administrator in Philanthropic Services at Wells Fargo Bank. In this role, she provided fiduciary oversight for the grant and scholarship programs of charitable trusts.
Wanting to have more of an impact in her community, Ms. Fitzgerald returned to the non-profit sector in early 2019. For two years, she served as Director of Development for Crossnore School & Children’s Home, a child welfare agency serving over 1300 children each year in western North Carolina. Currently, Ms. Fitzgerald works as Executive Director of Disability Advocates, a non-profit organization working with individuals who are disabled to help them to apply for and receive federal benefits.
Ms. Fitzgerald graduated Order of the Coif from Loyola Law School, where she received the Lloyd Tevis Award in Commercial Law. She is admitted to the California Bar and lives in Lewisville, North Carolina with her husband and four children.