Andrea has over twenty years of experience in career counseling, outplacement, training, and nonprofit executive search.
As a career counselor she has helped hundreds of individuals by providing personalized confidential career counseling services to identify and pursue satisfying careers, manage successful career transitions and take advantage of new opportunities. In addition, she has assisted organizations with outplacement services for high level executives and key staff who are being transitioned out of the company. Andrea is well versed in the administration and interpretation of a variety of career assessments including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Strong Interest Inventory.
Andrea’s experience also includes designing and delivering well received employee development workshops on a variety of topics including career management, job search, resumes, interviewing, networking and work-life balance. As a Myers-Briggs (MBTI) Master Practitioner, she has extensive experience conducting Myers-Briggs (MBTI) workshops for organizations to assist them in improving team dynamics and communication.
Andrea is an expert in all phases of the recruitment process, having conducted a wide range of executive level search assignments for nonprofit and public sector clients. With a deep understanding of the issues and challenges facing nonprofits, she brings a proven approach to identifying and recruiting high quality leaders.
Andrea has completed consulting assignments with Apple; Blue Line Arts; BloodSource; CalPERS; the cities of Citrus Heights, Novato, Roseville, Sacramento, San Francisco, Vacaville and Woodland; the counties of Placer and Yolo; Empower Yolo; HP; Intel; Los Rios Community College District; The Sacramento Bee; Sacramento State University; Senior Gleaners; and U.C. Davis. In addition, Andrea is on the EAP provider panel for Sutter Health and California’s State Compensation Insurance Fund (SCIF).
Andrea is a National Certified Counselor, Master Career Counselor and a graduate of The Packard Foundation’s Nonprofit Executive Search Institute. She previously served on the board of the Child Abuse Prevention Center and currently volunteers weekly at the UC Davis Medical Center’s NICU. She earned a Master’s degree in Career Counseling from Sacramento State and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from UC Davis.
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