Andrea Testi

How do your colleagues describe you?

“Andrea fosters a positive and supportive work environment and empowers her staff to pursue their own ideas and accomplish their goals.”

Why do you do what you do?

“The work I do is all about relationships, people and helping them accomplish their goals. It’s about listening, teaching, offering key advice and providing them tools to be successful. I’m passionate and excited about business. Being successful as a business adviser is my greatest contribution to my community. Our clients generate amazing economic results that ultimately benefits our whole community ways.”


Andrea Testi is director of the Center for Business, Workforce and Community Learning at Treasure Valley Community College. Andrea has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Masters of Science in Library and Information Science. She has been a university librarian and has owned and managed businesses across multiple states. Having been a small business owner herself, Andrea understands the hard work that comes with starting and running a small business. She has been the TVCC SBDC Director since 2000 and shares her depth of business expertise with her team and clients daily.