Amanda Schmidt | Director, Compliance Reporting

Office: St. Louis, Missouri

Hometown:

Bonne Terre, (Good Earth, Good People) Missouri

School:

Webster University (BA and MA)

Job Prior to The Mission Continues:

State Director of Programs and Public Affairs, March of Dimes Missouri Chapter

Book on your nightstand:

“The Best of Me” by Nicholas Sparks

Favorite movie/favorite current movie:

“The Holiday” – Yeah, a chick-flick.

Favorite TMC memory:

Watching Anthony “A-Train” Smith give an amazing speech at our 2011 Veteran’s Day Gala and Tom Brokaw was apprehensive to follow such an inspirational moment to give his speech.

Hidden gem near St. Louis:

Bonne Terre Mines. Jacque Cousteau visited many times and did deep dives within them.

Most rewarding thing about working at The Mission Continues:

Working with such a great team on a daily basis. We truly are like a family.

Guilty pleasure:

“The Walking Dead”

Most over used phrase:

“I know, right?” Ugh!

Song that describes you:

“Win” by Brian McKnight

Item on your bucket list:

Visit Italy and Greece.

Who would you dine with (dead or alive):

George Washington