As AC Martin’s Studio Principal for Research and Learning Environments, Andrea contributes years of leadership in guiding a project from the first day of programming to the end of construction administration for innovative and student-centered educational projects. Andrea has completed over 2.2 million SF of programming, planning, and design work in higher education. Her expertise includes master planning for stakeholders and building design, with special emphasis on user interaction and fostering meaningful communication toward solutions. She leverages her knowledge and passion for teaching and learning to inform the development of nationally recognized, innovative learning environments, both in and out of the classroom. Andrea received her Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona and has been a mentor with the ACE (Architecture, Construction, Engineering) Mentor Program for over 10 years, and was recognized with the 2018 Outstanding Mentor Award from the national organization.