Andrea E McGrath is a strategic consultant and entrepreneurial leader who excels at solving problems, uncovering opportunities, championing initiatives and fostering connections among ideas, people and organizations for improved results. As founder of amplified impact, Andrea brings deep experience across sectors helping organizations, ranging from start-ups to the Fortune 500, to catalyze ideas into action.

Deeply curious with a passion to solve problems that matter, Andrea has been fortunate to work leaders in academia, social enterprise, venture philanthropy, social capital markets, entrepreneurship, and strategic and philanthropic advisory - as well as national and local networks and field builders - as an adviser, advocate and community builder.

Andrea is a catalyst, connector, and convener who thrives in multi-faceted roles, with deep expertise managing the priorities, relationships and execution of programs, projects, events and initiatives.

Andrea began her career as a fundraiser, then earned an MBA and joined a global Fortune 500 financial services organization, working as a consultant to both internal teams and select clients in global operations, worldwide marketing, and competitive intelligence. She earned an AB in Political Science at Boston College; MBA in Management & Finance at the University of Connecticut, and MPA in Leadership and Social Change at the Harvard Kennedy School