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Amanda Vandegrift


Atlanta, Georgia


Amanda is a Partner at InfraStrategies with over 13 years of infrastructure funding ​experience. She specializes in crafting project financial strategies, developing and ​advancing multibillion dollar infrastructure programs, positioning projects for federal ​grants and loans, and identifying potential state, local, and private funding options to ​fill project funding gaps. Amanda is currently advising several transit expansion ​programs in the Southeast that are advancing local ballot initiatives, including Nashville, ​Tennessee (November 2024), Horry County, South Carolina (November 2024), Gwinnett ​County, Georgia (November 2024), Cobb County, Georgia (November 2024), and ​Charlotte, North Carolina. She is also advising on several other national transit ​programs and projects as they advance through design, environmental reviews, ​construction, and revenue service, including several projects that are navigating federal ​discretionary grant and loan programs, including the Federal Transit Administration ​(FTA) Capital Investment Grant (CIG) and USDOT Transportation Infrastructure Finance ​and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Loan programs.

Prior to launching InfraStrategies, Amanda worked for two major consulting firms as a ​specialist in infrastructure financial strategies. She also previously worked for the ​Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority and Norfolk Southern. Amanda holds a ​bachelor’s and master’s degree in civil engineering from the Georgia Institute of ​Technology. She recently served as the Treasurer of the WTS Charlotte Metro chapter.