Amanda Dabbs was raised in Hattiesburg, MS. She graduated from The University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Marketing. Amanda sold real estate in Hattiesburg before she moved to Birmingham, where she has been for the past 5 years. She is married to Joseph, who is the Director of Digital Media for Alabama Media Group/AL.com. They have three children and Amanda has been an active member of the PTO at Shades Cahaba Elementary School, and was the chair person for the Winter Festival this past year, where they raised a record amount of money for the school! Amanda and her family love the outdoors and stay very active with baseball, soccer, basketball, crossfit and cycling.