Founder, Managing Partner

Andrea founded BRIGHT Research Partners to provide companies with a refreshing alternative for their clinical research needs. Andrea has over 25 years of experience leading studies for large multi-national companies, start-ups, and mid-sized organizations. Andrea’s approach is focused on building strong relationships with site research personnel, clients, and partnering organizations. Her areas of expertise include clinical strategy, protocol development, site/vendor qualifications, auditing, training, and clinical writing. Prior to BRIGHT, Andrea held key clinical leadership roles at Hemosphere, PPD, and Boston Scientific. Andrea holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology (emphasis in microbiology) from the University of MN. Andrea lives in Southwest Minneapolis and has three active children. She enjoys thinking about the days when she had time to go running, work out, take tennis lessons, cook, and relax.