Andrea De Loney, MBA | Legislator Jason Richberg's Honoree
Andrea De Loney is a high-energy professional with 10+ years of experience leading companies through change and challenges; hands on leader with experience in working in diverse industries and a proven ability to remain focused and productive in fast paced environments. As a result of her growth as a HR professional, Andrea has cultivated a passion for engaging leaders around programs that promote diversity, equity and inclusion. After almost 7 years at Northwell Health leading workforce ED&I programs and initiatives, she joined the global DEI team at Warner Music Group where she oversees DEI learning and development.
In 2020, Andrea graduated from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, Hofstra University where she obtained her MBA in Strategic Business Management (with Distinction). In 2010, she graduated Cum Laude from Wagner College where she received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration with a double concentration in marketing & management. Both degrees have enabled her to apply unique methodologies and business practices to her work as a global DEI practitioner. Her dedication to community service and professional development has earned her many accolades and recognitions. In April 2019, Andrea received the Long Island Business News’ Diversity in Business Award, a recognition designed to highlight the outstanding achievements of business leaders of diverse ethnic backgrounds and those with disabilities, as well as those who actively support the growth of diversity and equality in our community. She’s also been recognized through various committees and organizations as a result of ensuring underrepresented communities have equitable access to advancement opportunities and resources. Andrea is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Rho Omega Zeta Graduate Chapter and serves as a Moderator for Black Long Island, and Steward at Bethel A.M.E. Church, Copiague, the oldest African American church on Long Island.
In her spare time, Andrea loves reading, working out, and spending time with her friends and family. Her inspiration comes from honoring the legacy of her late parents: Leslie and Jacquelyn (Jackie) De Loney.