Host and Producer of the HULU hit show Small Business Revolution – Main Street
Chief Brand and Communications Officer, Deluxe Corporation:
Amanda Brinkman is a revolutionary brand marketer, passionate speaker and the creator, producer and host of the acclaimed “Small Business Revolution – Main Street” series on Hulu and SmallBusinessRevolution.org.
Amanda’s career started at top ad agencies Fallon, Cohn & Wolfe London and McCann with campaigns for over a dozen brands such as Virgin Mobile, Reebok, NYSE, Colgate-Palmolive, H&R Block and her favorite client of all time – BMW on breakthrough work like the BMW Films. She then carved out a niche as an “intrapreneur,” cultivating creativity from the inside out at General Mills, Allianz and UnitedHealth Group. Next, she took on her current role at Deluxe Corporation as Chief Brand and Communications Officer, where she created “Small Business Revolution – Main Street” – which each year awards one small town and its small businesses a $500,000 revival, and showcases the transformation in an acclaimed show.
Amanda also serves on the boards of the Children’s Cancer Research Fund, Make-A-Wish, the Children’s Theatre Company, the Ordway, the Women’s Business Development Center Chicago and the Association of National Advertisers. She’s a trusted media source and a sought-after speaker, sharing her belief that all brands can “Do Well By Doing Good,” when they go beyond brand purpose and take meaningful brand action.