Andrea Shaffran is an Executive Assistant to eight executives, the District Secretary for the Board of Directors, and the Designated Election Official for the Aspen Valley Hospital District.
In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Andrea talks about her role supporting eight executives, and the additional roles she has in her organization, how she manages the workload, and tips for making an impact on company culture.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
– John Quincy Adams
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Andrea Shaffran is an Executive Assistant to eight executives, the District Secretary for the Board of Directors, and the Designated Election Official for the Aspen Valley Hospital District. She currently serves as the Western Healthcare Alliance Executive Assistant Peer Network Chair. This organization helps 30 rural hospitals in Colorado, Utah, and Michigan find collaborative solutions, including resource sharing, to help save its members money to keep healthcare in rural communities local and sustainable. Andrea also serves on the Employee Housing Committee for the hospital to find creative solutions for providing staff with affordable housing options. She is also spearheading the redevelopment of the beloved Volunteer Program, allowing the hospital to reconnect with the community post-COVID and enhancing employee morale.
Andrea holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida with a minor in management and she is currently pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration. She is passionate about learning and actively seeks new leadership opportunities and company culture projects that leverage her strengths to create a positive impact on the organization and her community. She loves being in a position that allows her to advocate for staff while supporting the organization’s strategic plan. Last month, Andrea was awarded the 2023 American Society of Administrative Professionals Impact Award for her problem-solving, resourcefulness, and dedication to enhancing staff morale. The executive team refers to her as the “Swiss army knife of the hospital.”
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