Amanda Silver is a consultant, trainer, and executive coach with over 18 years of experience in developing the effectiveness of leaders and organizations. Through leadership training, organizational development, facilitation, and coaching, she is passionate about creating the conditions that allow individuals, teams and organizations to thrive. Her unique approach draws on expertise in mindfulness, emotional-intelligence, and strength-based mindsets.
Amanda has worked with dozens of organizations and hundreds of leaders throughout the country. Clients include higher education institutions, public school districts, social service agencies, advocacy organizations, faith-based institutions and entrepreneurs. As Senior Training Consultant at Dartmouth College, Amanda created Dartmouth LEADS, a 9-month professional development program for high-performance managers, and has guided institution-wide strategic planning for the Provost’s Office and the Division of Campus Services. Prior to consulting, Amanda focused on leadership and organizational change at Bend the Arc as Director of the Selah Leadership Program and Network, developed in partnership with the Rockwood Leadership Institute and supporting 250+ social change leaders.
Amanda holds an M.S. in Positive Organizational Development and a Certificate in Coaching for Emotional Intelligence from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She is a graduate of the Consultant Master Class with the Social Transformation Project; a founding member of the Consulting Team at the Center for New Leadership of Marlboro College, VT; and a Development Dimensions International Certified Facilitator. Amanda serves on the Board of the Institute of Jewish Spirituality. She lives in Hanover, NH with her husband and two young children, and enjoys hiking, practicing the guitar, and dancing.
What Clients Say...
Amanda quickly grasped the issues we were interested in addressing and flawlessly led us through an enlightening process that allowed us to achieve our retreat goals. Amanda is easy to work with, responsive, focused and insightful. We will definitely be using her in the future.