Amanda Goldsmith

Director, Talent Management


Areas of Expertise: accounting, big-picture thinking, organizational skills

“I get all warm and fuzzy when I hear that a tip I provided, instructions I created or a resource I shared helped someone research and resolve an issue on their own. Curiosity helps us to grow and become self-sufficient – this is what we preach, so let’s find it in ourselves!”

Amanda is responsible for recruiting, on-boarding, training and benefits management, as well as employee relations. She is also responsible for payroll administration. Previously at KnowledgeWorks, Amanda was the Account and Payroll Manager, where she led administration of the payroll function and provided assistance with financial and benefit plan reporting and compliance.

She believes her patience, attention to detail and ability to see the big picture, as well as more than 18 years experience in financial accounting, payroll and tax compliance, accounts payable, billing and grant administration, help her in contributing to the impact of this “small nonprofit with a big heart.”

Amanda has an Associate Degree of Applied Science and Accounting, a Bachelor of Science in Management and a Master’s in Business Administration. She is also a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) has a certificate as a Society for Human Resource Management-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).