Andrea J. Hanson works as a Principal for the global management consulting firm Bain & Company in their Los Angeles office. In that role she is leading teams and working with executives and leaders in the corporate and social sectors to help them answer strategic questions and drive impact on their organizations. She has also run the office Social Impact efforts, and is a leader in their women and LGBTQ programs.
As a Principal, she has led a number of projects advising executives, leaders, and boards both in the profit and nonprofit sectors. Her efforts have helped support global companies develop and implement new strategies, conduct organizational transformation, evaluate investment decisions and develop new business plans. Her industry experience includes private equity, healthcare, technology, consumer products, and industrial goods and services. At Bain, she is an active member of the firm’s LGBTQ internal and recruiting efforts. Prior to joining Bain, she worked at Oliver Wyman, a global management consultancy formerly known as Mercer Management Consulting. Ms. Hanson earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She is originally from Canada and currently resides with her wife Allison and her son Griffin.