Amanda Patterson Crowe is the Program Manager of In Gear Career, a program of Hiring Our Heroes and the U.S. Chamber Foundation. In Gear Career's chapters around the world provide a free forum for networking, professional development, community support and information sharing to address the unique challenges faced by the career-minded Military Spouse. Amanda has a B.S. in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Administrative studies from Missouri State University. Amanda is a Navy Veteran, she is married to an active-duty Navy Chief, and she developed her passion for serving military families while volunteering as a Navy ombudsman.