Andrea is an independent consultant specializing in supporting social venture funds and social enterprises. She was previously the Deputy Director at Echoing Green, the pioneering social venture capital fund based in New York, NY. Over the past 10 years, she has supported entrepreneurs, government leaders, and philanthropists to build organizations with a focus on social and economic mobility. She has worked across the sector — in local and federal government, in direct service and philanthropy — at the City of New York, The Blue Ridge Foundation, the Consumer Protection Financial Bureau, and Let's Get Ready as an experienced problem solver and capacity builder for early stage social enterprise. She is passionate about social enterprise and serves on the advisory committee for the Program for Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford University, as well as the Board of Directors of the Impact Hub MSP. She holds a BA in Philosophy from Barnard College, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.