Andrea is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist based out of Massachusetts. She has worked for the nutrition program at Big Y Foods, Inc., a family owned and operated grocery store chain, since 2006 and became the second Corporate Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for the Living Well Eating Smart program in 2009. Andrea holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Holyoke Community College and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she also completed her Dietetic Internship. With a passion for food, cooking and overall wellbeing, Andrea strives to teach simple lifestyle changes that make big impacts on health.
In addition to her work at Big Y, Andrea serves on the University of Massachusetts Amherst Nutrition Department and Internship Advisory Committee; the Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District Wellness Committee; and the Western Area Massachusetts Dietetic Association (WAMDA) Board of Directors. She is also a recipient of the BusinessWest 40 Under Forty Award. In her free time, she loves to kayak, hike, bake yummy treats and spend time with her husband and two boys.