ABOUT andrea


Andrea is a 17th generation New Mexican who grew up in Santa Fe, Chimayo, and Nambe, and has deep roots throughout northern New Mexico. Andrea’s parents— her mother works in the construction industry and her father worked at Sandia National Laboratory—placed a strong emphasis on education, integrity, and giving back to the community. A graduate of Santa Fe High School and Stanford University, Andrea studied economic and community development and has spent her career in public service, entrepreneurship, and advocacy—internationally and in New Mexico. Andrea serves as the Representative for House District 46 after serving on numerous community boards. She founded a probiotic baby foods venture and is a Law Student at the University of New Mexico School of Law.

Andrea’s Record of Public, PRIVATE, and Community Service
  • CEO/Founder, Tummi Yummi, Probiotic eggs, 2019-present

  • Executive Director, MIX Santa Fe, supporting entrepreneurs and young professionals, 2014–2018

  • Founder, Tall Foods, ostrich ranching, 2014–2018

  • Former Exec Director, Regional Coalition of Los Alamos National Laboratory Communities, 2015–2018

  • Board of Directors, LANL Foundation, 2016–2017

  • Board of Directors, Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce, (Vice President, 2017), 2014–2018

  • Board of Directors, Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, 2017–2018

  • Board of Directors, La Familia Medical Center, 2018–2018

  • Board of Directors, New Energy Economy, 2015–2018

  • Board of Directors, Center for Contemporary Arts, 2014–2016

  • Commissioner, Sustainable Santa Fe Commission, City of Santa Fe, 2013–2015

  • Speaker, TEDx, Flightless & Fearless: Ostriches Can Save The World, 2017

  • Member, Women of Color Leadership Advisory Committee, Santa Fe Community Foundation, 2017

  • Mentor, Inspire Santa Fe, High School Sustainability Programming, 2017–Present

  • Monte Del Sol Charter School Senior Mentorship Program, 2014–2015

  • Communications Specialist, Development Strategy and Governance Division of International Food Policy Research Institute, 2011–13

  • Founder, ProjectRx, Rural Farming Education, Mozambique, Africa, 2009–11

  • Intern, International Rescue Committee, Public Policy and Advocacy, 2008

  • Public Service Scholars Program, Haas Center of Public Service, Stanford University, 2009

  • Winner, Santa Fe Startup Weekend, Best Social Enterprise, Tall Foods, 2014

  • Stanford University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 2009

  • Stanford Women’s Rugby, Collegiate Player, 2008: Nat’l Champions; 2007, 2009: 2nd in Nation

  • Santa Fe High School graduate, 2005