Andrea came to United Way of Pueblo County in September 2002. Previously she served as the assistant director of alumni development and the director of alumni relations at Colorado State University–Pueblo. Andrea graduated from University of Southern Colorado, now CSU-Pueblo, with a BS degree in mass communications and a minor in political science in 1993.
She has worked for U.S. Congressman Scott McInnis and served as the president/CEO of the Latino Chamber of Commerce from 1994 to 1997. During this same period she served on the board of United Way of Pueblo County. Andrea is the proud mother of two sons, Freddie and Evan. Andrea was elected to Colorado Nonprofit Association's board of directors in 2014.