Over the past 13 years, Amanda has worked her way through the leadership pipeline at Band Together; beginning as a concert goer, next as a volunteer, committee member, committee co-chair, steering committee leader, event chair, chief of staff, the board of directors member, and board of directors vice-chair. She has helped lead the silent auction five times, was an integral part of hiring the Executive Director and Program Manager, chaired the non-profit selection committee four times and sat on the fundraising and strategy committees as the organization continues to grow and improve our community.
We are thrilled to announce Amanda Cheney as Band Together’s 5th Board President.
We’re beyond thrilled to have Amanda lead our board of directors into our next phase of Band Together. She brings incredible energy for our community and with her leadership and guidance, we will be able to impact many more lives for years to come.Thorne Daubenspeck, Executive Director
Amanda is the sole owner of aMANda’S BEST FRIEND, LLC (ABF), a pet and home care service located in downtown Raleigh. She always stays engaged in the community through her businesses and nonprofit work. In September 2019, Amanda was accepted to and attended the Harvard Business School Governing for Nonprofit Excellence program.
Amanda is an outdoor and travel enthusiast. In the past, she has done mission work in Honduras. She is also an avid runner—she has successfully completed the Grandfather Mountain Marathon, inaugural Rock and Roll Raleigh Marathon, and participated in the Tuna 200 (a 200 mile team relay).
Thank you, Amanda, for your leadership and service!