Andrea is from Northern California, and studied Philosophy and Political Science at UC San Diego. After contributing to several tech related projects as a program manager, she sought a larger engineering role to expand her skills.
As a software engineer on the geocoding team she serves to help evolve the search platform and locate the best results for any given query. Prior to joining Mapbox, Andrea was a program manager at Google Maps working on assuring data quality. As a longtime mapper, Andrea seeks to ensure the best map experience and advocates for maintaining open source communities.
In her spare time she loves to hike trails around the bay area, cave in the foothills, and play video games in her living room.