Andrea Blackbird brings a broad range of strengths to BMC Group with expertise in Financial Management, Operations and Business Development. Her experience spans across the technology, financial services, and entertainment sectors, encompassing global corporations, venture backed private companies, foundations and entrepreneurial enterprises.
As Finance Director, Andrea oversees the company’s financial operations for its U.S. and International entities. In addition to running the day-to-day, she designed and implemented a successful overhaul of the company’s financial systems to manage its rapidly expanding multiple service lines and subsidiaries.
Throughout her career, Andrea has held various executive and consulting positions and played an integral role in the development of business models used to secure millions in venture and traditional financing and to guide the start up and growth of projects and companies. Prior to BMC Group, Andrea developed business partnerships, formulated strategy and ran operations as a consultant for The Daniel Pearl Foundation’s highest profile program. Earlier in her career, she served as a finance officer for Chemical Bank, managing a $50M real estate portfolio and generating $10M in new business.
Andrea stays active in her community, currently sitting on the Development Committee for Chrysalis, a non-profit organization helping homeless individuals help themselves through jobs.
Andrea holds a BA in International Business from Simmons College and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.