Amanda Fischer
Amanda Fischer

Former Policy Director

Equitable Growth

Amanda Fischer was the Policy Director at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. Prior to joining Equitable Growth, she worked for more than a decade on Capitol Hill in roles related to economic policymaking. Fischer was chief of staff for Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA). She also served as staff on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs for Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), as a policy advisor for Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), and as deputy staff director for the House Committee on Financial Services for Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA). She graduated with a bachelor’s degrees in business administration and public policy from the University at Buffalo and an M.A. in public policy from Georgetown University.

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