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Amanda Brinkman

CEO, Sunshine Studios and Keynote Speaker
2026 USA Games Board Member

A recognizable powerhouse in the creative industry and highly sought-after public speaker, Amanda Brinkman is the CEO/Chief Creative Officer of Sunshine Studios, well known for her “Do Well By Doing Good” philosophy. As a strong advocate for the many benefits of volunteering, she has supported Special Olympics Minnesota for over 20 years. Amanda is in awe of the tenacity and positivity the athletes exemplify and finds cheering them on incredibly energizing. She has introduced her leadership teams to the joy of volunteering, in addition to her sister, and has now made this a tradition that she shares with her daughter.

My hopes and dreams for the 2026 Special Olympics USA Games are that everyone in attendance be inspired by the tenacity and positivity of the athletes, as I have been all these years!

Looking forward to the 2026 USA Games, Amanda is excited to help raise awareness and encourage others to get involved. Whether a spectator, sponsor, or volunteer, she hopes that the Games will serve as a source of inspiration, echoing the profound impact the Special Olympics has had on her over the years. She plans to use her creative platform to shine a light on the resilience and spirit of the athletes, making the 2026 USA Games a beacon of positivity and inclusivity.

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