Andrea Ballard

For over 20 years, Andrea Ballard, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, has brought a unique, common sense perspective to the business of HR. Andrea coaches and inspires individuals, groups and organizations to tap into their unique strengths, values, passion and purpose to create stronger, more fulfilling and effective careers & work teams. She is certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).


Andrea is the owner of Expecting Change, LLC, and lives in Olympia, WA. She works with professional services firms on their recruiting and training programs so they can attract and retain top talent in a competitive marketplace. Andrea is certified with Development Dimensions International (DDI) and TRP Enterprises as a trainer and facilitator and leads a variety of leadership training and workshops.