Amanda Weaver is an External Relations Officer at the Acton Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After receiving her B.A. in Political Science at Hillsdale College in 2010, she moved to Washington, D.C. to launch her career as Director of Strategic Initiatives at The Rainmakers where she raised funds for proponents of individual liberty and limited government. In 2013, Amanda became National Finance Director for Reinventing a New Direction PAC (RANDPAC) where she worked for one year before transitioning to a new role as the National Deputy Finance Director for Rand Paul for President. Following the presidential campaign, Amanda served as the National Finance Director for Rand Paul for U.S. Senate and also founded ARW Consulting, LLC. In 2017, Amanda moved back to her native state and began working at the Acton Institute.