Joined March 1, 2015
Andrea brings nearly 20 years of experience in in the nonprofit sector, having focused on youth development, mentoring, volunteer management, special events, marketing and fundraising. She also brings 10+ years in marketing, and project management. She believes in building strategic partnerships and working together creatively. She loves building new relationships!
Andrea brings creativity to her position and thinks outside of the box. She has worked in and out of the local music industry for the past 12 years and been involved as a fan for the past 22 years. In 2018 she launched the Music Ambassador program for Youth on Record. The Music Ambassador program encourages creative philanthropy. She truly believes that every single person can make a difference whether it's time, talent or $10 to give.
Andrea is also committed to advancing the next generation of professionals, and a key part to this process is mentorship.
"I am committed to advancing the next generation of young creatives, especially young women. I love sharing what I have learned, what I would do different, and how to navigate certain structures and systems. I have had and still have many amazing mentors. I would not be the woman I am today without these extraordinary individuals who chose to invest in my life"
Andrea was born and raised in Arvada, CO. She now lives in Denver, CO with her husband Chris Murphy, and her little Chihuahua, Myriah Joy Murphy.
Community Involvement | Volunteer | Philanthropic Work
- In October of 2022, Andrea was accepted into the Women of Influence and Impact Leadership Program through the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce.
- In August of 2017, Andrea was appointed to the Denver Music Advisory Panel through Denver Arts and Venues.
- In 2020, Andrea was accepted into the American Express Women in Music Leadership Academy and completed this in January 2021, and continues to engage with alumni.
- In January 2019, Andrea joined the Events Committee for Mile High Young Professionals and was the co-chair Table of 10 for 2 years. She co-chaired for the Rocky Mountain Young Professionals Summit in November 2019.
Andrea has been involved in the local music scene for 20 years from a Fan, to booking/promoting shows, marketing/PR, music festivals and more.
Prior to joining the Youth on Record staff, Andrea served as a Board Member from 2010-2011 and as the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors from 2011-2013.
"Don't forget how to laugh outloud and be proud of yourself, in all you do, it's right for you!" - MXPX
For speaking engagements, email firstname.lastname@example.org