Andrea Avery has been a teacher, executive director, legislative aide, writer and editor. She has worked predominately in nonprofit organizations for the last 16 years as a director of development, editor, governmental relations and executive director for a variety of organizations. Andrea has covered the spectrum of nonprofit work: written grants, managed an organization, planned conventions and fundraising events, and served on a nonprofit board.
Andrea is also the member of a long-lived family; four generations have lived into their 80's and 90's. Now she is reaching senior status herself and is the loving and almost always patient daughter of an 85-year-old mother.