Amanda Laughead first came to the Association in 2016 as a Decatur House tour guide and visitor services assistant. She returned in 2018 as the Marketing and Communications intern. In 2019, she was hired full time as the Marketing and Communications Associate, where she works on digital content management for the Association’s website, as well as assisting with marketing and press efforts. She received her Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Anthropology from American University in 2019. She will receive her Master of Arts in Public History from American University in 2020, with her research focus being the commercialization of history and memory.