Andréa Stanford

Andréa Stanford

BNY Mellon

As Pittsburgh Regional Manager, Andréa oversees employee engagement, communications, and government affairs for BNY Mellon’s Pittsburgh Regional campus, the largest employee base across the firm’s footprint. She strengthens BNY Mellon’s community affairs in the Greater Pittsburgh region by leading employee volunteerism efforts, cultivating academic partnerships and advancing talent recruitment strategies. Previously, Andréa spent two years serving Allegheny County as Assistant County Manager, where she worked across federal, state and local government to lead major initiatives, including southwestern Pennsylvania’s preparation for the 2020 Census. Prior to her work in the public sector, Andréa managed digital strategy at PNC Financial Services, Inc. and media relations at UPMC. Andréa is actively engaged with non-profit organizations in the local community and is currently on the board of directors for the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh. Additionally, Andréa represents BNY Mellon as a member of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, an affiliate of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development. Andréa is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Master of Public Policy and Management and a Bachelor of Science in business administration. She is also a graduate of the Executive Leadership Academy, offered by Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business.

10:00 am - 10:50 am

Morning Panel Sessions, Part 1

Creating an Inclusion Culture: Practices That Work
Creating an inclusive culture requires intentional, multifaceted efforts, but how does an organization know their practices are making a difference? What strategies, tools, and tactics have been successful for our region’s organizations? Join our cross-sector panel as they discuss what makes for a thriving organizational environment.