Marci B. Reed, CFRE, MPA
Executive Director

Following a career in commercial real estate, Marci B. Reed, CFRE, MPA, turned her talents to the nonprofit sector, where she has served in executive level and fundraising roles for more than 20 years. She joined the Architects Foundation as Executive Director in 2017 following three years at Southface Energy Institute as Chief Development and Communications Officer. She was Southface’s first director of development and communications from 2000-2006. Previously, she was Executive Director of The American Institute of Architects, Georgia Association and has been a Development Officer in the College of Engineering at Georgia Tech.  Marci is past Chair and a current Executive Committee member of EarthShare, the national federation for environmental charities.  She was recently honored with the Earl Blauner Award for outstanding contributions to environmental philanthropy. She holds an undergraduate degree in English from Georgia State University and Master’s in Nonprofit Management from GSU’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.  She has been a certified fundraising executive (CFRE) since 2009. Marci and her husband Robert Reed, Assoc. AIA, split their time between Atlanta, GA and Washington, DC.

Amanda Malloy
Development Manager

Amanda Malloy manages the Architects Foundation’s program development, communications, data, and fundraising. Prior to joining the Architects Foundation in 2016, Amanda worked with the Park Nicollet Foundation, the Minnesota Children’s Museum, the UNC School of Information and Library Science, and the UNC Office of University Events. Amanda sits on the board of the alpha Kappa Delta Phi’s National Alumnae Association and serves as 2019-2022 Vice President and Associate Director of Business Operations. She was also the founding president of the UNC aKDPhi Chapter Alumnae Association. Amanda graduated with a degree in strategic communication from the University of North Carolina’s Hussman School of Journalism and Media, and also minored in anthropology at the university.

Vincent Mandes

Vincent “Vinny” Mandes has been with the Architects Foundation since February 2018, overseeing administration of the scholarship programs and providing development and Octagon support. A native of Hershey, Pennsylvania, Vinny moved to Washington, DC to study politics and marketing at the Catholic University of America. During his time at college, he interned for a senate campaign, on Capitol Hill for Congressman Raul M. Grijalva, and at the LGBTQ Victory Fund.