Andrea is passionate about fitness, health and wellness and inspiring people to live their best lives. With over 30 years experience, she has become recognized by national media outlets as a trusted expert and adviser. She is a best-selling author, “Naked Fitness” (Vanguard Press), fitness DVD choreographer and trainer, as well as recognized by the American Council on Exercise as a fitness expert writing for their health driven outlets.
She has created two televisions shows and hundreds on online TV video content in the healthy living space. A regular contributor for years on nationally syndicated Better TV, more than a dozen appearances on NBC Today Show, Steve Harvey and local NBC and FOX Chicago currently, she has been recognized as a leader in creating high quality, empowering, lifestyle content.
Media extends to writing skills as a contributor to Oprah.com, Huffington Post and expert health blogger for Womensforum.com reaching over 40 million unique viewers per month. But her expertise is requested by many media outlets including USA Today, Fitness, Shape, Prevention, Wall Street Journal weekend with many more online outlets.
Jumping on the Shark Tank Surfset fitness trend, she opened the only Surfset Boutique Fitness studio in Chicago, Hang 5 Fitness and branched into the beauty world opening Express and Signature facials with Tasty Facial Bar.
As a serial entrepreneur, she produces events including the Women’s Dream Conference for more than 200 women in Chicago seeking professional mentorship, media help and business building skills, as well as corporate health training and outings.