Spotlight: Meet your Navigator Andrea Bonner
Andrea Bonner is a Service Navigator at NeuroNav.
Andrea holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Carolina with a major in Sociology and a minor in Nonprofit Administration. After college, Andrea studied abroad in Japan and Sicily to pursue a master's program at the University of Iowa in youth and leisure service. Once completing the program, Andrea worked in the customer service and hospitality field at Westin and Golds Gym. Prior to working at NeuroNav, Andrea provided Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy for children and youth, along with working as a preschool teacher. Andrea is currently pursuing her Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis and plans to continue working on her knowledge in the neurodiversity space.
Andrea's heart and passion lie in serving the vulnerable population and individuals with developmental disabilities. Andrea believes everyone has the potential to tap into their best self and true potential with the proper support and empowerment to do so. Andrea has had the opportunity to work and volunteer at a nonprofit organization, child care facilities, & private agencies that advocate for improving and protecting the lives of children and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Safe Kids, Boys & Girls Club & the YMCA.
In Andrea's leisure time, she enjoys playing video games, salsa dancing, exercising, exploring local restaurants, listening to podcasts, traveling, attending festivals, and hiking with friends and family.