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Andrea de Azevedo

Andrea de Azevedo
Chief of Staff to the CEO and Chief Talent Officer

Andrea joined Teach Plus in 2014 as the National Director of Expansion and New Business after three years at Horizons National, first as their Growth & Expansion Manager and most recently as their Director of Development. In her first role, she led the implementation of a comprehensive accelerated growth strategy through planning, analysis, and partnership development and management, helping grow the national network of high-quality academic enrichment programs from 20 sites in 2011 to 33 in 2013. Andrea then transitioned to expanding the organization's fundraising efforts to support the new growth strategy, where she successfully managed a portfolio of foundations and corporations and identified new funding opportunities around key priorities. Andrea has presented workshops on program expansion at national conferences and co-authored Horizons National's most recent business plan with their CEO.

Prior to this, Andrea practiced as an estate planning attorney in New Haven, Connecticut. She also spent three years as a special education instructor for high school students from Bridgeport Public Schools. Andrea holds a B.A. from Boston College and a J.D. and an M.B.A. from Quinnipiac University.