Andrea NierenbergFounder and president of The Nierenberg Consulting Group
The Nierenberg Consulting Group, a sales and marketing consulting firm which focuses on teaching the communication skills that impact the bottom line — and create more business both new and retained.
With over 29 years as a leader in sales and marketing, Andrea is an in-demand business expert both at home and abroad. She is a master at helping individuals, associations and companies build their reputation, reach and success by improving relationships. Her company partners with an array of the world's leading businesses in professional services, advertising, financial services and healthcare.
Andrea works across many geographic and cultural settings with internationally known companies and global conferences. Her work has taken her to more than 45 countries throughout Asia, Europe, India, Africa and the Middle East. As a respected author and quoted expert, she's been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal. Andrea's wealth of corporate experience make her a popular expert for television, including Time Warner's Fortune Business Report, Fox News Chicago and PBS/The Business Channel.
Prior to establishing The Nierenberg Consulting Group in 1993, she was publisher and sales director of Target Marketing Magazine and served in "Corporate America" in sales and marketing for companies such as Macmillan Publishing, Avon Products, Saks Fifth Avenue and Ziff Davis Publishing.
Andrea has taught her business development courses to undergraduate and MBA students at the nation's top educational institutions, including the University of Chicago, Washington University, and New York University. She is also active in numerous professional associations, including The Financial Women's Association, the Rotary Club and Advertising Women of New York .
She serves on the board for the Boy Scouts of America-Greater New York Councils. Several years ago, she was honored by Office Depot and the National Association for Female Executives as Business Woman of the Year and also received the Direct Marketing Association of New York's Silver Apple Award for her longstanding dedication to the industry.
A native of Illinois and a longtime resident of New York City, Andrea graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in Business and Psychology.