Amanda Bocchinfuso Named One of ICSC CenterBuild Leaders Under 40

December 5, 2020
MA Design

Amanda Bocchinfuso, MA’s own Project Manager and retail expert, was just awarded the honored title of ICSC CenterBuild Leaders Under 40.

With a portfolio of being a trusted architectural expert to companies like Amazon, Starbucks, Coach, Panera, and of course – our favorite – Hot Chicken Takeover – Amanda has proven herself to be a coveted resource on project teams, celebrated for her innovations and industry excellence.

Amanda was honored with 16 of her peers from across the country who work in retail-related fields through ICSC during this year’s (virtual) conference. The CenterBuild Leaders Under 40 awards aim to establish a competitive program that identifies, inspires and galvanizes the next generation of influential thought leaders in design, retail, construction and development, through the CenterBuild Conference platform.

“We couldn’t be more proud of Amanda. Her expertise and passion for architecture that enriches lives is truly amazing, and I feel so fortunate to have her on our team at MA. Her background with premiere national brands has really accelerated her understanding of functional design that innovates and inspires. She is an expert at creating spaces that will bring success to our clients – meeting, and exceeding, their needs everytime. Way to go Amanda – we’re cheering you on today, and everyday!”, Lori Bongiorno, MA Principal, Director of Commercial Studio, shared.

With a decade of experience and an official PMP certification, Amanda excels at figuring out the details necessary to conceptualize a design. With cultivated expertise in project management, Amanda excels at leading teams, maintaining project schedules, and managing budgets. Amanda’s construction background serves as a differentiating advantage, making it easier to identify what needs to be seen by the contractor to make the project buildable. She smoothly facilitates the CA process, with fewer questions, more adherence to timelines and guidelines, and less room for errors, setting a tone for success. Amanda’s experience establishes credibility proving her value to all of those involved in the project.

Watch here to learn more about Amanda, as she shares her journey through retail and her predictions from now to what’s next.