ABOUT andrea

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 on numerous nonprofit and community boards. She founded and runs an award-winning ostrich venture, and directs MIX Santa Fe, an organization to support small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Andrea’s Record of Public and Community Service
  • Executive Director, MIX Santa Fe, supporting entrepreneurs and young professionals, 2014–Present

  • CEO/Founder, Tall Foods, ostrich ranching, 2014–Present

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

  • Board of Directors, LANL Foundation, 2016–2017

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

  • Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, 2017–2018

  • La Familia Medical Center, 2018–2018

  • New Energy Economy, 2015–2018

  • Former 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

Contact

Andrea Romero

Andrea Romero for NM House District 46

1101 Hickox St.
Santa Fe, NM 87505

vote@andrearomero.com

505/470-6684

Neri Holguin, Campaign Manager
neriholguin@gmail.com
505/217-8705

Jennie Ayers, Fundraising Director

frhousedist46@gmail.com

818/585-9553

Cecile Lipworth, Field Director

fieldhousedist46@gmail.com

505/699-2539

© 2018 Andrea Romero for NM House District 46, Julián M. Trujillo, Treasurer.

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