Andrea serves as Partner in the Life Sciences, Healthcare, Diversity, and Board & CEO Practice Groups, in the firm’s New York office.
Andrea Hendersonahenderson@dhrglobal.com +1 212 867 3405
Prior to joining DHR, Andrea served as Director, Partner Solutions & Executive Search at a career acceleration and talent-sourcing platform for underrepresented healthcare and life sciences leaders. Before that, Andrea worked in impactful roles for various healthcare and life science organizations including, Trinity Health, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Genentech, and Pfizer.
With a passion for growing and sustaining strong organizations, Andrea has developed a niche helping private equity- and venture-backed companies scale using innovative executive talent strategies. Andrea is a member of the Astia community where she serves as a start-up company Advisor leveraging over 20 years of experience identifying and cultivating diverse talent for executive-level and board of director roles. She serves as Chair of the Membership Committee for the Atlanta chapter of the Private Directors Association and is certified in Private Company Board Governance.
She was on the Board of the African American Alumni Association of Columbia Business School and has served on the Board of Directors of the Ivy Foundation of Suffolk-Nassau Counties. She has spoken at the Thurgood Marshall Foundation Leadership Summit and was profiled in the book, Naked Ambition by business psychologist, Dr. Debra Condren.
Andrea obtained a bachelor’s degree from Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, a master’s degree in international relations from Clark Atlanta University, and a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School.