Amanda Parker, M.S., PMP

Industrial Engineer, Gamification Consultant, & Project Team Developer 

Amanda Parker is an engineer with a knack for helping teams collaborate effectively and realize their greatest aspirations.  She has worked for over 10 years in industrial and technical settings, facilitating teams through process improvement and capability development projects. Amanda loves to explore new processes with an inquisitive eye for seeing possibilities for teams to thrive. 

Amanda works with leaders and teams in the following areas:

Gamification Consultant.  Amanda develops tailored games to demonstrate work processes and work environments in a fun and engaging way.  These games drive real business results of developing common process understanding, improving team communications, and building trust.

Facilitator and Team Educator.  Amanda facilitates team development and problem solving through experiential teaching methods, and developing other facilitators’ abilities.  Amanda develops custom training solutions for improving communication, project risk management, and visual presentation techniques.

Insight Gatherer.  Amanda enjoys peering into data to find statistically significant trends to help teams learn from their process data.  She quickly finds meaningful relationships in qualitative and quantitative data, presenting it in fresh ways.

Amanda is experienced with ThirdRiver clients and has worked with diverse customers as CEO and Partner at eNthusaProve.  Her qualifications include Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and an administrator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). 

Amanda holds a Master’s Degree in industrial engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Kansas State University.  She spends her free time with her husband working on and driving their 1966 Mustang.  Amanda is actively involved in her community, teaching and developing ministry leaders at her church and encouraging students as a judge for regional and international science fairs. 

Email: aparker@3rd-river.com

 

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