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Cindy K. Andreotti is President and CEO of The Andreotti Group LLC. The Andreotti Group is a strategic business advisory firm serving Domestic and Global Enterprise Clients, Private Equity and Institutional Firms, and International Investment Groups.
A globally-recognized and awarded business leader, Ms. Andreotti has worked with C- level executives of Fortune 500 corporations across the globe proving strategic business advisory services including sales, marketing, distribution, go-to-market financial and business plan development in addition to M&A investment strategy, design and implementation.
As a recognized leader of strategy and execution, Ms. Andreotti works with executives in determining the optimal path to profitable and sustainable growth while driving operational excellence. Ms. Andreotti has built an extraordinary track record and brand-
developing businesses, strategic ventures, and partnerships that drive profitable revenue. She has worked in the industries of Financial Services, Information Technology Services, Telecommunications, in addition to other Enterprise vertical markets both domestic and global.
Named as one of the most powerful women in Washington, D.C. by The Washington Post, Ms. Andreotti brings her vast industry experience, proven performance, and insightful perspective into the dynamics of large enterprise engagements. Having been instrumental in building AT&T and MCI into global leaders that dominated the enterprise segment, Ms. Andreotti has a profound understanding of the needs of C-level executives.
Prior to the launch of The Andreotti Group, Ms. Andreotti enjoyed a 26 year career in the telecommunications industry, (12 years with AT&T and 14 years with MCI), and held positions of progressively increasing executive and corporate management responsibility.
While at MCI, Ms. Andreotti was responsible for a $14B P&L, 9500 employees worldwide, 62,000 customers billing from $30K monthly to $150M annually, both domestic and global, retail and wholesale, including Government Markets.
Most recently, Ms. Andreotti was President of Enterprise Markets. She was responsible for sales, service and bottom-line performance for the most successful and profitable business units at MCI.
Enterprise Markets consisted of the Global Accounts Segment, Government Markets, the Conferencing Business Unit, and MCI Solutions, the managed services arm of MCI.
Ms. Andreotti was responsible for creating, managing and leading the industry’s premier global accounts sales and service organization worldwide consisting of 286 named Fortune 500 Multinational Corporations. Ms. Andreotti is credited for growing market share and securing preferred provider contracts with such companies as, Wells Fargo, Allstate Insurance, NASDAQ, and Toyota, to name a few. She is credited with signing the largest financial services customer contract in the history of MCI. Under her watch, Ms. Andreotti did not lose a single global account customer throughout the entire CH11 restructure.
Ms. Andreotti’s responsibilities as President of Enterprise Markets also included managing and leading the Government Markets segment consisting of Federal, State and Local Governments including Major System Integrators with outsourcing potential. Under Ms. Andreotti’s leadership, MCI signed new contracts with federal, state and local agencies, held market share during proposed debarment and renewed the largest government telecommunications contract in the history of the federal government with the GSA.
Ms. Andreotti developed and implemented the MCI Solutions (managed services) business, where she built a worldwide sales and support team focused on Managed Network Solutions, Contact Center Solutions, Hosting through Digex and Security Solutions. MCI, now Verizon, under Ms. Andreotti’s watch, managed more than 2700 networks in 129 countries, with over 200,000 devices, hosted over 450 enterprise customers and managed over 4000 applications in the Contact Center solutions space.
Ms. Andreotti built the MCI Solutions business into a $2B revenue stream in the first year with notable managed services customers such as, Chrysler, British Petroleum, Federal Express, the FAA and the Social Security Administration.
Prior to Ms. Andreotti being named President of Enterprise Markets, she held the position of President of Business Markets. Other previous assignments include, President of MCI Global Accounts and Strategic Ventures and Alliances, Senior Vice President of MCI Global Accounts and Senior Vice President of Global and Corporate National Accounts.
Before joining MCI in 1990, Ms. Andreotti was with AT&T, where she rapidly ascended through the executive management ranks by providing world class results and producing some of that company’s most important national account wins.
An active member of the community, Ms. Andreotti is Vice Chairman of the Japan American Society, a cabinet member of the Los Angeles Music Center, a member of the Board of Trustees for the Americans in Wartime Museum, a member of the Board of Directors for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, a member of the Board of Directors for Loopster, Inc., a video editing software solutions company, a member of the Board of Directors for PCTEL, Inc., a leader in the development of antennas, scanning receivers and engineering site solutions and services for public and private networks, a Senior Advisor and Executive Coach for WJM Associates, Inc., a recognized leader in providing high-impact solutions for enhancing the effectiveness of senior executives, teams and organizations around the world, and a past member of the board of directors for APAC Customer Services, Inc., a leading provider of customer interactive solutions and Rivermine Software Inc., a leading provider of enterprise Telecommunications Expense Management solutions.
Ms. Andreotti also has extensive BOD committee experience including:
Ms Andreotti earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she studied Business Administration and Women in Management. She has also attended executive management training at the Aspen Institute, Menninger Foundation and the Stanford School of Business Executive Leadership Program.