Amanda Covington

Amanda Covington

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

Amanda Covington is Chief Corporate Affairs Officer for the Larry H. Miller Company. She recently served as senior vice president of communications and government relations for Vista Outdoor Inc. Amanda has more than 20 years of experience leading corporate communications and government relations strategies impacting financial communications, crisis communications, domestic and international media/public relations, corporate branding and advertising, digital media, employee relations, public policy and legislation, industry associations, and community relations.

Prior to Vista Outdoor, Amanda served as vice president of corporate communications for ATK, an aerospace, defense and commercial products company. Before joining ATK, she was the assistant commissioner for public affairs at the Utah System of Higher Education. While there, she led communications and legislative relations strategies for the State Board of Regents. She also served as the deputy for communications and spokesperson for Utah Governor Olene S. Walker and the director of communications for the Utah Department of Transportation. She has a background in broadcast journalism, working for Utah’s NBC and ABC affiliates.

Amanda serves as chair of the Utah Board of Higher Education, is an executive board member for the Utah Women’s Leadership Institute, is on the advisory board for First Lady Abby Cox’s ShowUp Utah! Initiative and serves on the board of directors for the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce and 47G Utah Aerospace & Defense. Amanda also served as a trustee for Weber State University and Davis Technical College.

In 2023, the Salt Lake Chamber honored her as an Athena, and she was named as one of Utah Business Magazine’s “30 Women to Watch.”

She is a graduate of the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from the Honors College and a Master of Public Administration. Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, and two dogs.

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