Alumni Engagement & Special Events Coordinator in the Foundation Department
Amanda Tucker works as the Alumni Engagement and Special Events Coordinator at Lake Land College. She is responsible for developing and implementing strategies that will support fundraising and alumni engagement goals. This involves the planning and executing of the Foundation’s events along with advancing relationships with the College’s alumni.
She also serves as a member for YBNext of Effingham County and the President of the Eastern Illinois University Advisory Council for the Hospitality & Tourism Program. Along with her leadership rolls on these organizations, she also enjoys volunteering for a number of groups such as FISH & Catholic Charities Christmas Store – Effingham County and the Shelby County Fair Queen Pageant Committee. When Amanda is not at work or volunteering, you can find her at the gym and/or yoga studio, working doing homework, or spending time with friends and family.
In 2019, she was presented the Lake Land College Pace Setter Award and was recognized as a Top Community Leader Under 40 in Effingham County.
She received her Associate Degree at Lake Land College in 2015 and her Bachelor of Science Degree with a concentration in Hospitality Management at Eastern Illinois University in 2017. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration with the University of Illinois.