Chief Consulting Officer
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Andrea Forsht is joining Hummingbird Humanity with over 15 years of experience building and scaling social impact and employee experience programs for a variety of organizations and industries. She has built a reputation for forging strong relationships between people and groups and showing them how to relate to and rely on each other for better outcomes. She is energized by creating new initiatives that help propel organizations forward and create more inclusive workplaces. Leaning on her core values of vulnerability, empathy, and authenticity, she leads through connection and influence to bring about meaningful change in the teams and organizations where she has worked.
Andrea has primarily worked within organizations to stand up employee experience programs at companies liked DentaQuest (Delta Dental of Massachusetts), Mimecast, Thomson Reuters, and, most recently, Quickbase, a no-code app development company based in Boston, MA. At Quickbase, Andrea built the DEI, internal communications and employee engagement practices while serving on the HR leadership team as the Senior Director of Employee Engagement and Social Impact.
In addition to her professional roles, Andrea also has served on a number of nonprofit boards including a new, to-be-named organization that is dedicated to supporting advocates, activists, and other change agents to build, lead, and sustain coalitions and networks across sectors and issue areas.
Andrea holds a master’s degree in Education Policy and Management from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota in Strategic Communications.
When not at work, Andrea can be found running, strength training, or cycling on her Peloton, reading her book club’s latest pick, or spending time with her family. Andrea currently resides just outside of Minneapolis, MN with her husband Greg and three young children.