Andrea Tinianow creates opportunities at the nexus of law, business, and technology at the highest level, both domestically and internationally.
She has led a broad range of initiatives, including creating strategic partnerships; developing new products and services; entering new and untapped markets; and helping to identify new revenue streams, bring in more clients, and leverage existing resources to grow profit.
At ease working with a range of stakeholders, Andrea is a strategic, collaborative, and innovative leader who naturally conceives ideas, develops a plan, and sees it through to fruition.
She brings an entrepreneurial spirit to her work and, as a result, has been the catalyst for innumerable positive changes both at her place of work and in the legal and business communities at large.
Andrea sees and implements practical and sustained solutions.
Most recently, Andrea developed Connector Street, a fun, new app to make connections – social, romantic or business – quickly, easily and securely.
In 2014, Andrea joined the State of Delaware as the founding Director of the Division of Corporate and International Development. A year later, she launched Global Delaware, the State’s first international business brand.
Andrea conceived the Delaware Blockchain Initiative that was launched by then-Governor Markell in 2016, and she directs the Initiative.
Prior to joining the State of Delaware, Andrea was Vice President, Business Development and Assistant General Counsel of Corporation Service Company (CSC) where she was responsible for developing new products and services. She also managed litigation, advised senior managers, and developed legal policies for the company.
Before CSC, Andrea was a litigation attorney in the Wilmington office of Pepper Hamilton, and a law clerk to William B. Chandler III, former Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery. Andrea graduated magna cum laude from Widener University School of Law.
Andrea serves on the Board of Directors of Delaware First Media, the State’s only public media news service and source for NPR programming. Andrea is an advisory board member of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the Lerner College of Business & Economics at the University of Delaware.
Before attending law school, Andrea was a marketing director for Thomson Financial Services. Andrea received her undergraduate degree from Brown University. Andrea lives in Wilmington, Delaware with her husband and three children.