Amanda Saab

Amanda Saab

Amanda Saab

Small Business Services Director

Biography

Amanda was born and raised in Dearborn, where she began her career in social work after graduating from Wayne State University with an undergraduate degree in psychology and a masters degree in social work. While living in Seattle, Amanda launched her food blog amandasplate.com. Her passion for food led to competing on MasterChef and launching of her award-winning bakery, butter bear shop (which has since closed). In 2019, Amanda was selected as a Tory Burch Foundation Fellow and completed a business mentorship program. Most recently, Amanda served as Business Inclusion and Opportunity Manager for the City of Detroit. Amanda is passionate about community, small business and food — and with a professional background in all three areas, she is sure to be a strong addition to our team. When she’s not busy helping small businesses thrive, she enjoys baking and going for walks with her daughter, Hannah.