Andrea has been with Lovelace since 1997 and brings more than 20 years of financial experience, having spent the past four years serving as chief financial officer (CFO) of Lovelace Westside Hospital. Andrea is responsible for the financial operations for the 80-bed, acute care hospital, as well as managing its Dietary, Therapy, Plant Operations, Security, and EVS departments. Under Andrea’s leadership, Lovelace Westside Hospital decreased its denials by 47% and recovered significant funds lost for the pediatric dentistry program, due to coding errors found. Her hospital has also been twice named to Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare during her tenure and has been awarded 4 Stars by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (2017-2019).
Before serving as CFO of Lovelace Westside Hospital, Andrea was the CFO for Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital (formerly Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital). She has also held the positions of Controller and Division Finance Director.
Prior to coming to Lovelace, Andrea worked for Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM, where she honed her financial budgeting and project management skills.
Andrea completed her Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at the University of New Mexico. Her and her two children live in Rio Rancho.
- Elected to Local Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Board 2013-2015
- Pack 1974 Cub Scout Treasurer 2015-2017
- Recipient of Rio Grande District Leadership Volcano Award 2017
- Nominated to Albuquerque Business First – Top CFO Award
- Troop 174 Committee Member 2019