Amanda Goltz

Civilian Deputy Commander

St. Louis District
Published March 6, 2024

Amanda Goltz serves as the Deputy Commander of the St Louis District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. She joined the Corps of Engineers in 2010 as a Geotechnical engineer in the St. Louis District soils laboratory where she performed soil testing and data reduction for design efforts across the region. She then began geotechnical design work on flood reduction and navigation projects.

Amanda has supported work for New Orleans, Vicksburg, St. Louis, St. Paul, Jacksonville, Sacramento, and Los Angeles Districts, and has also served as the Engineering lead and Project manager for the St. Louis District Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program, the St. Louis District Levee Safety Program manager, and chief of the Geotechnical Design Section.

Amanda holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou). She has a Professional Engineering license in the State of Missouri.

Amanda is a graduate of the 2019 St. Louis District’s Leadership Development Program and the 2021 Mississippi Valley Division Emerging Leaders Program. She is dedicated to her employees’ well-being and success, and the quality of the work the district produces.

Amanda and her husband, Jeremiah, are both from Illinois, which they still call home. They have three children: daughter Piper, son David, and son Parker. She enjoys home life away from the city and spending time with her family, as well as serving alongside her family through Churches on the Streets and United to Revive Ministries. Amanda has an overall passion for serving others.