Foundation Board: Amanda Gioia

Amanda GioiaAmanda Gioia (’93) has been with Mastercard for more than 20 years and has held a variety of leadership roles for the company, including serving as vice president, Technology Risk Management, Communications and Partnerships; vice president for Information Technology Service Management and vice president for the Worldwide Communications Team at MasterCard, where she was responsible for managing and implementing internal communications, leadership communications, philanthropy for the company’s technology organization.

Prior to joining Mastercard, she was an account executive with Kupper Parker Communications and a senior marketing coordinator for Sverdrup Civil, Inc.

Gioia is the executive vice chairperson of the St. Louis Area Foodbank board and a board member of Autism Speaks. She is a member of the Advisory Board for the School of Communications for Webster University.

She has participated in several innovation activities with Truman, including the Bulldog B.I.T.E. competition since its inception. In 2019, she was selected as the Bentele/Mallinckrodt Executive in Residence at Truman and in 2022 she was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award. Gioia has a Master of Arts in media communications from Webster University and a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from Truman State University.