Amanda Cage

National Fund for Workforce Solutions

Amanda Cage is the president and CEO of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. Amanda joined the National Fund in March 2020, bringing more than 25 years of federal workforce system, grantmaking, and organized labor experience to the organization. Throughout her career, Amanda has focused on ensuring economic inclusion and stability for workers and their families. Most recently, she served as the chief program officer at the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership. There she managed a $70 million portfolio of public and private funding and a network of over 50 agencies for the country’s second largest workforce system.

Amanda started her career as a labor organizer working for Jobs with Justice and the Service Employees International Union and was a Trade Union Program Fellow at Harvard Law School. In 2023, Amanda became an inaugural member of the U.S. Department of Energy’s 21st Century Energy Workforce Advisory Board. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College and a master’s degree in public policy from the Harris School at the University of Chicago. Amanda regularly serves as an expert source on economic equity and workforce issues for several national media publications including the Financial Times, New York Times, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.