Mandy joined the team at CIR in 2022 as Community Engagement Manager. In this role, she oversees community outreach to schools and faith communities and coordinates volunteers. She has spent the last few years taking care of three young children at home while also volunteering for non-profits such as Kentuckians for the Commonwealth and Black Lives Matter Louisville. Prior to that, Mandy worked with JustFaith Ministries and CrossRoads Ministry, where among other things, she helped lead retreats for high school students and other small groups, which included making a pilgrimage to the Merton Center and Baloney Alley at Cathedral of the Assumption.