A native of central Kentucky, Andrea graduated in 2012 from the University of Kentucky with her bachelor's degree in agricultural education. Andrea spent her summer after graduation as a Communications Intern for NAAE and later filled in as the Meeting Planner for the 2013 NAAE Convention. Before coming to work for NAAE full-time, she worked as a substitute teacher and an instructional assistant. She graudated in 2016 with her master's degree in teacher leadership from Asbury University. As the Program Manager, Andrea coordinates professional development programs and manages teacher recruitment activities and programs for NAAE.
When not working, Andrea enjoys spending time with her husband Jeff, son JW, daughter Rylee, and their three dogs.