Andrea Tan joined the Riseboro Board of Directors in 2019 and is an active member of the Programs committee. She is a passionate advocate for social justice with experience as an attorney and organizer. She shares Riseboro’s vision of creating a more vibrant and diverse community by developing neighborhood assets like affordable housing, access to healthcare and education, while maintaining community engagement.
Andrea is an attorney at Brooklyn Legal Services, where she specializes in the area of community and economic development. She counsels nonprofit organizations, grassroots groups and small businesses in a wide range of transactional matters, including corporate governance, business formation and real estate transactions. Andrea also has a strong background in civil litigation representing tenants, consumers and low-wage workers.
She received her law degree from The City University of New York, School of Law and holds an MBA from MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas.
Andrea was raised in Lima, Peru and immigrated to the US to pursue higher education. She now lives in Brooklyn with her husband [and two cats.]