Andrea Riley was born and raised in the U.S. Virgin Islands. She relocated to New Orleans, LA to attend Dillard University. After completing her freshman year, she transferred to the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland.
In 1985 she started working for an insurance agency and became a licenses Property & Casualty, Life and Health agent.
She married her high school sweetheart and was blessed with two boy which she raised while running her own insurance agency. She also resumed her studies and received a B.S in Business Administration
Her vast experience in the insurance business is the result of over 30 years in the business.