Amanda K. Midgett

Amanda K. Midgett

Title: Director of Special Events
Department: Advancement
Building: UC 2141
Phone: 903.565.5959


Amanda Midgett joined the Department of University Advancement at UT Tyler in the fall of 2018 as the Director of Special Events.

Amanda was born and raised in Southwest Michigan where she began her career in event management as a Production Assistant for various touring country music artists.  After moving to Nashville, TN in 2008, she attained her degree in Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University.

Prior to joining the UT Tyler team, Amanda spent 15 years traveling the country, working in numerous roles within the event planning & management industry, executing events for corporations such as Hilton Worldwide, Gordon Food Service, Mitsubishi, Toyota, and Samsung, to name a few.

Amanda’s greatest strength is remaining calm under pressure and greatest weakness is chips and salsa.