Joining Creating IT Futures in 2015, Andrea now develops new business strategies and partner relations for our workforce programs nationwide. For the past two years, she was responsible for expanding workforce development initiatives in Chicago and spearheading partnership growth for Chicago’s Early College STEM Schools. Andrea joined Creating IT Futures with 10 years of business development and management experience and is based at our headquarters in Downers Grove, IL. A graduate of North Central College, Andrea was the first in her family to attend and graduate college, and she remains passionate about advancing educational opportunities for others. Her passion drives her to serve on the Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board, which organizes fundraising and scholarship awards for local students. At home, she and her husband have happily accepted their role as full-time referees to their three sons.