Andrea Schmidl is a Program Manager for the Strategic Management Society and has been with the organization since 2016. For the SMS, Andrea is responsible for coordinating meetings for the Board of Directors and for new initiatives within the society. She also coordinates the awards program for the society and manages some of the membership communications. In addition to these projects, she has coordinated the SMS Special Conferences in Rome, Milan, Oslo, and Hyderabad, and will be coordinating the upcoming Special Conference in Frankfurt in June of 2019. Andrea Schmidl moved from Canton, OH to attend Loyola University Chicago in 2009. She earned her B.A. degrees in International Studies and History. After graduation, Andrea worked as an Administrative Assistant for ComPsych, an insurance company, in their Health and Wellness Department. With her background in history, she enjoys exploring cultural diversity and development through museums, travel, and research.