Andrea Barclay/Because One Matters
Andrea Barclay founded Because One Matters in 2013 in response to her passionate desire to serve children and young adults, which was born from the loss of her own child in 1990 to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Today, she enriches and nurtures countless young lives and those of their caregivers, relying first and foremost on her faith and obedience to follow and flourish where God has led her.
Andrea holds both a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master of Science Degree in Business Administration, a Master of Science Degree in Instructional Design, and a Master of Science in Project Management. In addition, she has served as a Project Manager and Compliance Manager in the business sector for over 25 years. Andrea served as an ESOL Instructor at Gwinnett Technical College for three years and an Ethics Instructor for seven years at various online colleges. As a result, Andrea brings a wealth of real-world experience, expertise, and relentless determination to her work as president and founder of Because One Matters.
Andrea was the Gwinnett Chamber’s Community Contributor Award winner in 2020 and was nominated in the Moxie Awards category in 2019. Andrea loves to travel and spend time with her family and friends in her free time. She also loves reading and gardening. She views gardening as therapeutic.
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