Amanda Simpkins

Director of Leadership

Amanda Simpkins serves as a Program Manager on the EPU Team. In this role, Amanda leads the day-to-day management and implementation of various programs and initiatives. Prior to joining EPU, Amanda served as a Senior Project Manager for the City of New Orleans Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice Coordination, where she worked to revitalize the local criminal justice coordinating council, expand the spectrum of alternatives to detention, and improve access to juvenile justice system data. Amanda earned her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, International Development, and French from Tulane University, and her Master’s in International Public Management from the Paris Institute of Political Studies.