Meet the Team



Amanda is a highly skilled restaurant professional with almost 30 years of experience in the industry. Having spent most of her career at Brinker International and the last 15 years as a Director of Operations, she is well suited to drive operational excellence through creating winning cultures. She is a visionary leader experienced in building and developing high performing teams that deliver results. 

Her collaborative approach, and passion for creating the best job in the industry for her team has proven to be a recipe for success. She strongly believes that if the team members and leaders feel valued, empowered, and critical to the organization, they will create great experiences.

She is experienced in turn-around situations and change management that can help leaders see their business through different lenses and bring clarity and solutions to under-performing restaurant teams. 

She was a key part of Women Take the Lead; a program developed to elevate and empower women leaders. This coupled with her involvement with the Women’s Foodservice Forum gave her enormous satisfaction that she played a part in championing and promoting talented leaders into next level positions.

Amanda proudly serves on the Board of Directors at Operation Enduring Warrior and Safe Animal Shelter. She loves giving back to these organizations and helping to bring awareness to their causes.


Lobster Mac & Cheese and a big slice of key lime pie

“Working with the Synergy team has been a great experience for me. They are incredibly talented consultants that deliver best in class results on every project. I love being a restaurant consultant because I’m able to help owners and operators improve the overall performance of their restaurants. I have the ability to help teams implement strategies and structure that help them to move their businesses forward and impact profitability in a short amount of time. ”