Andrea Ferri supports the Conservation Finance Network’s (CFN) effort to accelerate land and resource conservation by expanding the use of innovative funding and financing strategies. By sponsoring intensive trainings and supporting a growing number of public, private, and nonprofit professionals, CFN helps to increase the financial resources deployed for conservation. Prior to CFN, Andrea worked in Development at the worldwide office of The Nature Conservancy. In this role, she worked with Principal Gift level fundraisers to manage donor-driven events and provide grant administration support. Andrea holds an M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from George Mason University and a B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.