Andrea Cannistraci

President & Founder, andgreat

Andrea is the President & Founder of andgreat—a marketing, branding, and events firm that specializes in helping businesses design unique and unforgettable experiential marketing programs.
Andrea is a seasoned marketer, with over 17 years experience across multiple functions of marketing. Prior to starting andgreat, she worked in marketing at several start-up tech companies. Notable is her time as Marketing & Events Manager for the Rubicon Project, where she directed major sponsorships, events and other partnering initiatives to help launch the company. Also notable is her time at OpenX, where Andrea built the experiential marketing department from ground up and created and managed an incredible series of high-profile events that established OpenX as a top tier ad technology company and successfully built online and off-line event strategies to convert prospect and customer relationships into revenue.
Andrea’s greatest strengths are her creativity, drive and leadership. She thrives on challenges, particularly those that differentiate companies.
Andrea is a member of MPI, a member and past officer of the Redondo Beach Elks Lodge #1378, and a member of the Leadership Hermosa Beach Class of 2017.  She holds a Bachelors degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and a Masters from the University of Alabama. She lives in Hermosa Beach, California with her 21-month-old daughter Giovanna. In her free time, Andrea likes to play beach volleyball, travel the world, and potty-train Giovanna.
Twitter: @acannistraci
Instagram: @Andgreat17
LinkedIn: AndreaCannistraci