Andrea brings more than two decades of communications experience to DVL Seigenthaler/FINN Partners. She works with local, regional and national clients, maximizing brand awareness through communications strategies. She co-leads the agency’s Consumer/Food and Beverage Practice Group and specializes in crisis communications, messaging and presentation skills.
Andrea is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier, an international group of women leaders who specialize in food, beverage and hospitality. She is also president of the Public Relations Society of America’s Nashville chapter, the nation’s second-fastest growing chapter, and she is on the board of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Andrea is the immediate past board chair of the Mid South Chapter of the National MS Society and currently serves as the Governance Chair and is a member of the National Board Nominating Committee. The Nashville Business Journal named her one of the 2017 Women of Influence.
Andrea began her career in public relations in 2001 after a decade in TV News as a reporter and producer at WAAY-TV (ABC) in Huntsville, Alabama, and WKRN-TV (ABC) in Nashville. She won numerous awards including an Emmy, National Headliner Award, two Edward R. Murrow Awards and was twice named best producer in the state by the Tennessee Associated Press.