Andra Kidd is the Chief Growth and Strategy Officer of Verdantas LLC, a private equity-backed environmental and engineering consulting company focused on developing and supporting a people-focused culture. Andra's role is to define and lead the overall company strategy, focusing on accelerating organic growth through Verdantas' Market Sector, Key/Focus Client program and Practice Groups, and complementing the staff through targeted acquisitive growth. She brings over 25 years of leadership, management, and marketing experience with multi-national environmental firms leading divisional P&L and Business Development strategic initiatives programs at ERM and HDR. Andra was recently the Director of Operations for ERM’s North America region, with just over 2,000 in headcount, and has previously been in corporate leadership roles. Andra has a Bachelor of Science in Public and Environmental Affairs from Indiana University and a Master of Science in Environmental Science from Alaska Pacific University.
She has also been on the Board of Directors of two nonprofit trade organizations. She and her husband have one daughter in college, and she enjoys skiing, rock climbing, and paddle boarding with her family and Australian Shepherd “Sage”.