Amanda Messer will bring you into her life’s story. She will tell you of her father and how he has impacted her life. Promises have impacted her life in so many ways.
Amanda Messer is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at because I said I would, a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. At a young age Amanda learned the affect that promises broken have on relationships. Her father struggled with addiction and was not good with keeping his commitments to his little girl. Amanda was drawn to helping start because I said I would knowing that there are other children whose lives are deeply affected by broken promises.
As the youngest of five children, Amanda grew up in Lorain, OH. Prior to co-founding because I said I would, she worked at Hyland Software – one of Fortune magazine’s top 100 places to work in the United States. Amanda has also served as the Vice President for the Cleveland User Experience Professionals Association. She currently resides in Lakewood, OH with her son, Trent, and her dog, Miska (pronounced Meesh-ka).
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