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Amanda Rykoff

Membership Associate

Amanda Rykoff was the Social Media Manager for the Houston Astros from 2014-2016, where she delivered month-over-month and year-over-year growth across all measurement metrics. Amanda developed and managed the team’s social media strategy and campaigns across all platforms, creating content and programs to engage the Astros fan base and drive revenue. Prior to joining the Astros in March 2014, Amanda was a sportswriter based in New York City, writing since 2009 for sites including espnW.com, Awful Announcing and others. Amanda is currently a Board member of the Penn Club of Los Angeles and a member of the Penn Athletics Social Strategy Committee. Amanda has a B.A. in American History from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from New York University School of law. Originally from Santa Monica, CA, Amanda is a devoted aunt to her two nephews and a proud rescue dog mom. For more on Amanda, please check out her LinkedIn profile.

Fun fact about Amanda:
I was a contestant on Who Wants to Be A Millionaire in 2001; made it into the hot seat with Regis and everything!

Why are you involved in SMCLA: As a social media marketer new to the Los Angeles market, I’m excited to team up with a great group of colleagues to help spread the word about the club and enhance my professional community in the Los Angeles area.