Amagai has three core responsibilities – managing client accounts, ensuring that we deliver on what we have promised to our clients and tracking that progress; research – overseeing the research team and preparing necessary background information, whether for a client, business development or a specific project; and proposal development – assembling proposals for new clients and projects. Amagai also manages junior level staff that fall under her purview.
Mattie spent the past six years at the International Republican Institute, where she managed political party development and governance projects in the former Soviet Union, with a particular focus on Moldova and Belarus. In this capacity she worked closely with IRI offices in Chisinau, Vilnius and Warsaw to implement international projects and brings to Potomac International Partners a background in program management, budgeting, government relations in the U.S. and abroad, proposal writing and monitoring and evaluation.
Previous to joining Potomac Mattie served on two U.S. presidential campaigns and participated in the Women’s Campaign School at Yale. She graduated from Bowdoin College in 2008 with degrees in Government/International Relations and Russian Language.