Andrea was born in Brazil and moved to the US as a teenager. She started working in veterinary medicine in 1989. She went to tech school at Purdue University, then received a Bachelor's in Animal Shelter management and Humane Education from Duquesne University, and a Master's in Education from Colorado State University. She has been a registered Veterinary Technician since 2004.
She loves mentoring and teaching staff and leading the hospital to provide the best care possible for pets.
In her free time she loves kayaking and hiking with her 4 dogs.