Meet Amanda Covington

Senior Vice President, Vista Outdoor

Amanda is Senior Vice President of Communications and Government Relations for Vista Outdoor Inc., a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Shooting Sports and Outdoor Products, and has more than 50 well-recognized brands that provide consumers with a range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products. Amanda leads corporate communications and government relations strategies impacting financial communications, crisis communications, domestic and international media/public relations, corporate branding and advertising, digital media, employee relations, public policy and legislation, industry associations, and community relations. Amanda has worked in the outdoor industry for eight years.

Prior to her role at Vista Outdoor, Amanda was the Vice President of Communications for Alliant Techsystems (ATK), the Associate Commissioner for Communications at the Utah System of Higher Education, the Communications Deputy for Utah Governor Olene Walker, the Communications Director for the Utah Department of Transportation, and a Utah television news producer.

Amanda is an outdoor enthusiast whose hobbies include: camping, hunting and fishing, running, biking, snow skiing and golfing. She loves spending time with her husband and two sons, traveling and cooking.