Special Advisor, Editorial
Andrea E McGrath is a strategic and entrepreneurial leader with deep, cross-sector experience helping individuals and organizations, ranging from startups to the Fortune 500, to catalyze ideas into action. As founder of amplified impact, a strategic advisory and research firm, she has worked with trailblazers and pioneers in the fields of social enterprise, civic innovation, entrepreneurship, venture philanthropy and impact investing over the past decade. Andrea’s career is defined by her curiosity to solve problems that matter and her instinctive ability to foster connections among ideas, people and organizations for improved results. Prior to launching amplified impact, Andrea was a strategist with a Fortune 500 financial services organization, research director for a Wall Street executive search and advisory firm, and fundraiser with a national health organization. She earned her M.P.A. in Leadership and Social Change at the Harvard Kennedy School, M.B.A. in Management and Finance at the University of Connecticut, and B.A. in Political Science at Boston College.