Amanda has been employed with the Florida Department of Children and Families for over 17 years. She began her career upon graduating from Bethune-Cookman University. Later she earned her master’s degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University. Amanda is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern with the State of Florida, Department of Health. She has a passion for serving the most vulnerable populations.
Amanda is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, where she is an Officer of the local chapter. She also currently serves as the Chairman of the Circuit 10 Human Trafficking Task Force.
Aside from her work in the Department, as a Mental Health Counselor, and within the community, she has recently ventured into the world of writing as a brand-new author of New Release- You Can SOAR, a life memoir. She is the Founder/CEO of the Be Like Ike Foundation, Inc. A non-profit inspired by the life and legacy of her late husband- Isiah “Ike” Wilson. A loving mother of 2 who enjoys all the sports and extracurricular activities that her family is engaged in.