Andrea Tessier

  • Business Operations Manager, Area 10
Andrea Tessier
4184 Dorney Park Road, Room 104
Lehigh County Agricultural Center

Allentown, PA 18104-5798
Work Phone: 814-409-7980

Areas of Expertise

  • Change management
  • Financial Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Personnel Management


  1. M.S. Public Administration, University of Maine

Andrea is the Business Operations Manager supporting Lehigh, Northampton, Montgomery and Bucks Counties. She holds a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Maine.

Andrea has extensive experience in the public sector working with stakeholders ranging from local, county and state officials to nonprofit agencies and school districts. She has over 15 years of managerial experience, with over 8 years in a University setting. In addition to managing programs in a University setting, Andrea has experience as a Change Manager. Her experience includes assisting organizations in their change management efforts and how to effectively address organizational change with minimal employee attrition. In addition to change management, Andrea has managed training development projects designed to improve employee’s skill sets that will provide a greater return on investment to the organization. 

Andrea has fiscal responsibilities of four Extension County offices to include county and program funds as well as local grants and gifts. In addition to financial oversight, she is responsible for the day to day business operations that provide support for Extension program delivery.