INNOVATION LAB FACILITATOR
Andrea works with the CSI Innovation Lab through Somersault Consulting LLC, a WA state-certified woman-owned business working with change-makers in civil infrastructure and environmental stewardship to imagine and realize their best futures. Andrea specializes in strategy and business planning, facilitating innovation process, advising on enterprise sustainability programs, and developing leaders’ skills in strategy and creative problem-solving. Prior to founding her company, Andrea worked for CH2M, a global engineering company. She launched the firm’s internal sustainability program and developed it into a full-fledged environmental management system within 5 years. She also led the company’s rise to industry leadership in sustainable solutions by developing a sustainability consulting practice, building the firm’s internal capacity across multiple business units, and raising the company’s visibility with clients. Andrea continues to gain inspiration from the Pacific Northwest’s immense natural beauty. She holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Princeton University and an M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering from Virginia Tech.