Amanda Heitkoetter is a Research Administrator in the Division of Cardiology at the School of Medicine. Her current position combines the pre- and post-award process for multiple faculty members, while also managing a team of grant specialists. Previously, she held the title of Financial and Grants Specialist within the School of Arts & Sciences from 2013 – 2020, which combined the pre- and post-award process for multiple departments. Amanda started at Washington University in 2005 with the Department of Developmental Biology processing post award reimbursements, procard, and travel reports while also processing weekly grant reports for faculty. In 2007, she was promoted to Special Projects Administrator within Developmental Biology where she handled pre- and post-award processes for 7 faculty labs. Amanda holds a Bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, School of Business and is a Certified Research Administrator (CRA). In her spare time, Amanda enjoys traveling with her husband, sewing, and beekeeping.