Andrea graduated from the University of Toledo in 1999 with a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences followed by a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2001. She worked as a pharmacist in the metro Detroit area for many years before deciding to pursue a career in genetic counseling. Andrea volunteered as a crisis counselor on the Resource and Crisis Helpline at Common Ground in Pontiac, MI. In her free time, Andrea enjoys spending time with her husband & children and traveling with family & friends.