Meet the Team.
Amanda joined the Edesia Team in 2019 as the Director of Development. In this role, she works closely with the Founder & CEO to raise critical funds for Edesia. She has over ten years of experience in fundraising, most recently at Horizons for Homeless Children and Combined Jewish Philanthropies in Boston, MA raising millions of dollars to help further each of their important missions.
Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science from Syracuse University. She lives in Needham, MA with her husband and two daughters.
Andrew Kamara is the VP of Operations, where he manages the manufacturing side of Edesia, overseeing manufacturing, quality and logistics/warehouse. Andrew has been with Edesia for 13 years and has served in many different positions across the organization.
Prior to Edesia, Andrew spent two years working for Coca Cola Enterprises as a mid-level Distribution Resource overseeing deliveries, storage and distribution of a wide range of bottled soft drinks. Andrew also spent six years working for United Natural Foods as a Quality Assurance Specialist and a grocery/ repackaging Supervisor.
Andrew studied Political Science & International relations from the University of Connecticut and has an Advance Diploma in Electronics from NIIT Accra, Ghana.