Amanda Potaczek teaches music business at Anderson University and served as lead guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist for the Indianapolis-based band, 1000 Generation (Varietal Records).

In 2007, she won “Song of the Year” at GMA in the Rockies at Estes Park, Colo., for the song, “How Big Small Can Be.” Another one of her songs, “Fail Us Not,” has received significant national airplay.