Andrea Barnes

Creative President and CEO with expertise in fundraising, organizational management, and philanthropy


Andrea Barnes is an accomplished Senior Executive and Board member with more than 20 years of success across the non-profit, philanthropic, and corporate responsibility industries. Leveraging extensive experience in establishing corporate foundations and social impact programs, she is a valuable advisor for an organization seeking guidance in implementing philanthropic efforts on a large scale. Her broad areas of expertise include strategic messaging, fundraising, leadership, global nonprofits, and developing co-marketing opportunities.

Throughout her executive career, Andrea has held leadership positions with The Giving Principles, ECHO Connection Foundation, AB Funding Solutions, and The MORE Project.

2016 - Present

President and CEO - ECHO Connection Foundation

ECHO Connection Foundation

  • Establish Corporate Charity for Family of Companies
  • Create and Manage Board of Directors
  • Develop Charitable Programs
  • Implement Fundraising and Marketing Programs
  • Manage Charitable Activities in United States and Europe
  • Coordinate all programs with sponsoring company to compliment company objectives
  • Oversee all financial activities
  • Consult with company on co-branding campaigns

2007 - Present

Principal - AB Funding Solutions

AB Funding Solutions

  • Non-profit consulting across multiple disciplines
  • Fundraising Training
  • Leadership Training
  • Donor CRM Conversions
  • On-Line Education programs
  • Strategic Planning

2005 - Present

Creator - The Giving Principles | Learn to Raise Money for the Cause You Love

The Giving Principles | Learn to Raise Money for the Cause You Love

2008 - 2014

Executive Director - The MORE Project

The MORE Project

  • Managed International Fundraising and Marketing Efforts
  • Raised $28 Million from 55,000 donors in 28 countries
  • Public Speaking on Behalf of Charity

I’m Available To Advise On The Following Subjects

Company or executive-specific business strategy

Business advice related to my role at my company

Feedback on my company’s product/service

Due diligence on a significant business purchase