Amanda Renteria

Born:November 15, 1974 (age 44)
Career:Substitute Teacher, Fresno State University, 2013-present
Legislative Aid, Debbie Stabenow and Dianne Feinstein staff, 2006-2013
Math Teacher, Woodlake School District
Financial Analyst, Goldman Sachs
Education:BA, Stanford University
MBA, Harvard Business School

Amanda Renteria was a Democratic candidate for governor of California in 2018.

Renteria was born in Woodlake, California, on November 15, 1974. She majored in economics and political science at Stanford University, and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.

After college, Renteria started as a financial analyst for Goldman Sachs. She moved to the public sector to work as a math teacher before going to Harvard. In 2006, she became a member of Senator Dianne Feinstein’s staff. She then worked as a legislative aid on financial issues for Senator Debbie Stabenow, later becoming her chief of staff, the first Latina chief of staff in the U.S. Senate. In 2013, Renteria moved back to California, where she became a substitute teacher.

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