With a strong operations background paired with 13 years in philanthropy, Andrea Ryant is an experienced professional who has had a broad range of responsibilities. In each situation, her work has been dedicated to ensuring that the organization was well-positioned to serve its mission in the most effective and impactful manner possible. She believes nonprofits play an invaluable role in our society, delivering a wide array of services to support and uplift the most vulnerable members of our communities.
As a business process analyst at BWF, Andrea is responsible for driving efficiency and quality in business processes and works with internal teams on key process improvement initiatives that will contribute to the firm’s overall strategic plan. She collaborates with senior leadership to prioritize projects, manage cross-functional teams, and implement key business measures while serving as a subject matter expert and providing education and training on process management practices.
“If you can’t fly, then run; if you can’t run, then walk; if you can’t walk, then crawl; but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Andrea enjoys traveling across the country, reading, and playing with her sweet dog, Wrigley. She is also an avid sports fan and enthusiastically supports her hometown Chicago teams.