After graduating from Harding University with degrees in English and Vocational Ministry, Andrea went to China where she taught at a university in Wuhan for two years. She then moved to Tuscaloosa, Alabama for a campus ministry internship with a local church which turned into a full-time position. In addition to campus ministry, while in Alabama she began volunteering for World Vision as a project coordinator with their Child Ambassador Program. Six years and one M. A. in Ministry from Lipscomb later, Andrea moved to California to work at Pepperdine University. There, she served the student community as Associate Director of Residence Life, supervisor of the Spiritual Life Advisor Program, adjunct professor for Communications, SEED facilitator, and Devotional Chair of the Pepperdine Legacy Partners. Andrea began working for Lipscomb Missions in July of 2019. Her role includes supporting volunteer leaders as they form and prepare teams for short term missions.