Keynote Speaker: Amanda Brinkman

Sponsored by First American by Deluxe

Amanda Brinkman is creator, producer and host of their hit series “Small Business Revolution” streaming on Hulu and Prime Video. 

Amanda and this season’s co-host, NBA All-Star and entrepreneur Barron Davis, showcase their passion for small towns by spearheading efforts to revitalize entire communities through small business makeovers in each episode of this inspirational reality show.

Amanda is a sought-after public speaker, sharing her “Do Well By Doing Good” philosophy on stages around the country. She demonstrates how both companies and individuals can make a meaningful and positive difference in people’s lives, while fostering their own success in the process. 

Nationally renowned brand expert, Forbes contributor and frequent on-camera personality for national new outlets and celebrity interviews, Amanda has appeared on CBBC’s “Cleveland Hustles,” in addition to hosting the online “Small Talks” series featuring successful entrepreneurs across the country.  

That’s all while charting an acclaimed career that spans groundbreaking campaigns for brands like BMW, Reebok and Sony, in addition to her role as an inspiring female executive at Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies, such as United Health Group, Allianz, General Mills and now Deluxe.

Amanda’s current and former board service includes the Children’s Cancer Research Fund, Make-A-Wish, the Children’s Theatre Company, the Ordway Performing Arts Center, Ad Council, ANA (Association of National Advertisers) and the Women’s Business Development Center. 

She also passionately volunteers for causes such as Special Olympics, Feed My Starving Children, Habitat for Humanity and more. 

She lives in Minneapolis with her husband (who happens to be her best friend), her daughter (who is a small but mighty force of nature) and their puppy (who is, of course, adorable).

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