She has taken the stage more than 2,000 times as a professional speaker, singer and actress. She knows the ins and outs of working with an audience and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her clients, helping them capitalize on the power of the platform and avoid the pitfalls. Andrea has trained hundreds of individuals and groups in speaking and presentation skills. She has worked with numerous C-level individuals at international and national organizations over the course of her career, crafting speeches and other communication materials including editorial, branding and marketing communications. She assists individuals and organizations to get to the essence of their purpose, values and goals and deliver them powerfully and authentically in the world.
As a professional speaker, Andrea has shared her expertise and inspirational stories with diverse audiences including the Women in Intel Network, the American Academy of Family Physicians Women’s Health and Physician Wellness Conference, Northern Trust Bank, and the Association for Financial Professionals of Arizona, among others. She has
performed before millions live and broadcast. She traveled with the international organization, Up With People, as a featured singer and dancer at such prestigious events as the Super Bowl Halftime Show and the Indianapolis 500. As a member of the steering committee for the First Sino American Conference on Women’s Issues held in Beijing, China, she created powerful connections with her Chinese counterparts right after the Tiananmen Square protests, and performed a song to promote unity during the leadership farewell banquet in the Great Hall of China. Partnering with fellow musicians, she wrote the conference theme song, Holding Up Half the Sky.
She is the author of two books, Finding Your Authentic Voice, Seven Practices to Free the Real You and Find Love, Happiness and Fulfillment, and Ah Ha! 100 Flashes of Insight and Inspiration from Your Authentic Voice.
Andrea developed the storytelling course curriculum for the Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation and served as a leadership coach for the American Express Leadership Academy. She is an ACC credentialed coach with the International Coaching Federation, is a certified coach with in Positive Intelligence® Mental Fitness, and has received certifications in Neurolinguistic Programming from the Association for Integrative Psychology, and Facilitation Training from the Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA). She has a certificate in Transformational Life Coaching from the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, and is an Advanced Communicator Gold with Toastmasters International.
Andrea is a member of the International Coaching Federation and the Phoenix Sister Cities Grenoble, France Committee, and is an international coach with the global Humanitarian Coaching Network (HCN). She graduated Magna Cum Laude in Mass Communications from Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz.
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