Meet The DC Team: Amanda

Name: Amanda Castelli

Number of years at DC: 2+

Title: Landscape Designer

Where are you from? Originally, I am from a small town, Rillton, which is located outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I moved to Colorado 7 years ago and never left!

Where did you go to school? For my undergraduate degree I attended Pennsylvania State University and received a degree in Environmental Resource Management and a minor in Geographical Information Systems (GIS). For my graduate work, I attended Colorado University – Denver and received a Master of Landscape Architecture and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning.

What's one thing you can't live without? Where to begin? Professionally, I would say I cannot live without my computer. Personally, I can not live without my family. I talk to my mom, dad and sister practically everyday.

Where is the farthest you have traveled? In college, my husband studied abroad in Australia and I traveled to see him for about two weeks, we had a great time.

What's your favorite food? Nothing beats a slice of east coast pizza, hands down, thin crust pizza is the only pizza. What’s up with dipping your crust in Coloroado?

What's your favorite part of working at Design Concepts? My favorite part of working at Design Concepts is the people. It was one of the major reasons why I took the job. Everyone is willing to help and share their knowledge and experience, which only helps everyone grow professionally.

What would you do with $1 million?

  1. Pay off any dept for me and my family
  2. Buy my parents an awesome retirement home
  3. Travel wherever I wanted
  4. Give some to charity or set up scholarships for college students
  5. Buy a cupcake store
  6. Hire a chef, I can’t cook!

What inspires you? Nature, family, friends, music, art, food….

What's one totally random fact about yourself? I am addicted to flavored seltzer water; there are probably about 10 cans of it in my recycling bin.