Andrea Mirenda brings over 30 years of knowledge, skills, and experience in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors in marketing, human resources, organizational structure and culture, strategic planning, board engagement, communication, and Diversity/Equity/Inclusion/Accessibility (DEIA). As an entrepreneur, she has led numerous startups and is accomplished at building and implementing systems and structures to ensure long-term success. As an executive coach, Andrea specializes in fostering empowered communication and building empathetic relationships – critical elements for any successful team, campaign, or collaboration.
A skilled problem solver, Andrea utilizes creative and analytical perspectives to identify core issues, ensure all parties feel heard, and help to create equitable solutions that engage all stakeholders. She has led organizations through the creation and implementation of diversity policies and practices, from small arts and education nonprofits to USA Dance, a national Recognized Sport Organization of the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee. An accomplished coach and public speaker, Andrea has trained thousands of athletes, artists, teachers and business professionals how to confidently present themselves at their best.
Having been the executive director for eight years of Heart of Dance, an arts and education nonprofit, Andrea draws from personal experience as well as best practices when advising clients, particularly to define the crucial board/staff relationship. Leading an organization from startup to stability, then stewarding it through Covid shutdown to successful regrowth, she understands all phases of the organizational life cycle and can speak to the unique challenges of each.