Amanda Smith joined Rebus Biosystems as Vice President, Human Resources in March 2022, bringing more than 20 years’ experience in human resources and communications. Most recently, Amanda was Senior Director, Human Resources for Santa Cruz Nutritionals. Amanda began her career in the news media before transitioning to corporate communications at Circuit City, Inc. She moved into life sciences with Boehringer Ingelheim, in roles of increasing responsibility first on the east coast in API manufacturing to leading HR for BI’s biopharmaceutical facility in Fremont, Calif. Amanda also served as Director, HR Communications at McKesson. She earned her bachelor’s degree from The Pennsylvania State University and her MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University.