Mandy Burnette is director, corporate giving for WestRock, a leading global provider of sustainable paper and packaging solutions. In her role she has oversight for community investments and sponsorships across the company, with direct responsibility for managing partnerships in their headquarters community of Atlanta, Georgia. Mandy is also executive director of the WestRock Foundation, overseeing programmatic grant partnerships and employee engagement programs, and the WestRock Employee Relief Fund.
Prior to accepting her corporate giving role, Mandy was a member of the employee communications team at WestRock, focused on leadership communications, employee engagement and strategic projects, including the complete redesign and implementation of a company-wide intranet. Before joining WestRock, Mandy was development director for the Greater Richmond Chamber, and spent 11 years at Ukrop’s Super Markets, managing community sponsorships and public relations.
Mandy earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications – Public Relations from Virginia Commonwealth University, and is co-convener of Atlanta Corporate Donors, recently completed the Atlanta Women’s Foundation’s Inspire Atlanta leadership program, is a member of The Woodruff Arts Center Corporate Campaign Cabinet, The Conference Board’s Global CSR & Philanthropy Council, and recent past president of her HOA board.