Work experience

Work experience

MG Officer

Central Intelligence Agency

After finishing at the top of my Career Training class, I served in Central America during the civil wars in the late 80s.  My responsibilities included both operational and administrative duties.

2010 - Present

Co Founder


Our new social collaboration platform lets anyone cook, prepare and share with professional chefs through our interactive video chat.    I am responsible for overall company operations, strategic planning, and application development.  Right now I work in the Incubate Miami program as we prepare to launch.

2005 - Present

Art instructor/magnet program leader

Doral Academy/Somerset Virtual Academy

At  Doral Academy High School, I started a small magnet program for visual arts, which has expanded 800% in the past 2 years.   I've taught AP Art History, AP Studio Art, 2-D Design and online classes in digital arts.

1999 - 2004

Entrepreneur and CEO

Andrea Velasquez Enterprises, Inc.

My various past ventures include a women's fitness center with over 500 members, a decorative painting/mural business, a Jazzercise franchise, and some free lance graphic design.

1991 - 1999

President, Managed Care Division

The Vincam Group

For this human resources start up, my job was to start and run 3 healthcare service companies. Psych/Care went from zero to 500,000 members in 5 years.  Strategic planning, financial analysis, marketing, design, and operations were my responsibilities. Following a successful  IPO in 1997, we were acquired by ADP.


Interests and Skills