Andrea Calise

Andrea Calise

Senior Managing Director

Andrea Calise is a Senior Managing Director with Teneo Strategy, based in New York City.

Prior to joining Teneo, Andrea was a Managing Director with Kekst, a strategic communications firm. She has more than 17 years of experience providing strategic, financial and crisis communications counsel to public and private companies across a range of industries.

Andrea has extensive experience helping clients successfully manage complex reputational challenges and special situations. Andrea's core practice includes advising clients in mergers and acquisitions; shareholder activism and corporate governance; litigation and regulatory support; and crisis communications. She also develops ongoing corporate positioning and investor relations programs.

Before her tenure at Kekst, Andrea worked in Washington D.C. for two international non-governmental organizations doing communications and public affairs: InterAction and Population Action International.

Andrea holds a B.A. in political science from Bucknell University and a M.A. in international affairs from Columbia University.