Andrea Tropeano is dedicated to helping individuals identify their best career path. She opened her practice to serve people who face obstacles and seek coaching for a fulfilling career path. In addition to mid life career switchers and high school and college kids, Andrea works closely with unique and gifted clients who may be introverted or have ADHD, Dyslexia, High Functioning Autism and Auditory Processing Differences.
Growing up during a time when ADD was not well-known, Andrea knew there was something different about her approach to learning. She pursued a double Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Connecticut and after graduating college, she read “Driven to Distraction” and immediately recognized unique traits within herself. Thus, began her own journey with overcoming life’s obstacles, identifying her strengths, and incorporating tools for her own personal and professional growth and success. She went on to complete a Master of Arts in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven.
She is honored to serve clients who identify as unique; individuals that have faced adversity at some point in school or in the work place. Adversity suggests a major life transition, or learning and life challenges with Dyslexia/ADHD, or simply feeling stuck about academic choices or career paths.
Andrea possesses expertise in recruiting all levels of positions within corporate and search firm environments. Experience in the following industries includes: Consumer Goods, Healthcare, Hospitality, Health Insurance, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, and Retail. Throughout her career, she’s managed candidate/job searches across diverse functional areas such as Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Medical, Operations, and Sales.
Andrea’s executive search experience includes work with Salveson Stetson Group and Verity Partners. Her corporate Human Resources experience includes employers such as Pfizer, Merck-Medco, Oxford Health Plans, and Compass Group.
As a seasoned human resources professional, she spent most of her career coaching others and recruiting. Andrea worked closely with candidates and hiring managers to provide great experiences during the interview process. As a result, she has a solid understanding of the hiring process, employers’ needs’ and most importantly, the individual’s journey to identify their right job. In addition, she has guided leaders and employees towards positive working relationships, employing the use of effective communication tools.
Education and Certifications:
As a Career Consultant, she is certified to administer and interpret the Highlands Ability Battery, a comprehensive assessment of one’s natural abilities. Andrea is a member of the National Career Development Association and the Middle Atlantic Career Counseling Association. After serving as a Board Member for the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) from 2014-2018, she now assists the clients of WRC with launching their own professional career journey.