Interim Vice President, Development & Marketing
Andrea is a career development professional with over 25 years of experience in non-profit fundraising. Prior to launching her consulting practice in 2006, Andrea served as the Director of Development and later Executive Director for the Minnesota Zoo Foundation, where she oversaw creation of a privatized Foundation staffing structure and prepared the organization for one of its largest capital campaigns to that point. Her depth of experience includes working with non-profits in the arts, social justice, affordable housing, independent schools, cancer support, poverty relief, and others. Andrea brings her vast knowledge of fundraising and nonprofit management and will lead the effort to develop a fundraising program that supports the mission of the Center. She is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) since 2002.