Amanda Pizzuti is currently Treasurer of the New York State Young Democrats, having previously served as the organization’s National Committeewoman and Council of President’s Chair. Additionally, she has held various finance positions with the Young Democrats of America, but her proudest Young Democrats accomplishment was founding the Brooklyn Young Democrats in 2010, and serving as their President until 2013. She remains an active member. She also serves as President of Brooklyn Democrats for Change, a local Democratic club.
Professionally, Amanda is currently the Finance Director for Congressman-elect Tom Suozzi’s campaign in New York’s 3rd Congressional District, covering parts of Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties. Before joining the campaign, Amanda worked as a political fundraising and compliance consultant for various candidates and organizations including the New York County Democratic Committee, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Congressman Charles Rangel, Assemblyman Keith Wright, and former Assemblyman Jonathan Bing.
Amanda has been active in electoral politics since Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s 2006 re-election campaign and continues to be a strong supporter of Secretary Clinton. She went on to serve as a fundraising and grassroots outreach intern on Mrs. Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, based in the New York office, and organized trips to New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky. Later that year, she became Scheduler and Deputy Finance Director for Kristen McElroy’s State Senate campaign in Nassau County.
Amanda is a lifelong New York City resident and is active in her parish church in Brooklyn. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Fordham College at Lincoln Center and a Master’s degree in Elections and Campaign Management also from Fordham University in New York.