Graphic Designer &
Children’s Fantasy Writer
Since 2005, Andrea has designed for government, non-profits, and small businesses and has built three of her own businesses from the ground up. She got her start on the other side of the country while working at the Postal Service. (That’s right, she left California!)
Andrea didn’t carry mail or design stamps, but she honed her design skills working as a graphic designer in the branding department of the U.S. Postal Service headquartered in Washington, D.C. While living on the East Coast, she launched her first business, a restaurant, Aroma Latin American Cuisine, in Olney, Maryland.
But then, an opportunity came her way. She moved home to San Diego to launch Like New, a brick-and-mortar consignment shop. After a few years, she transitioned Like New into an e-commerce business. With more flexibility, she circled back to her craft. She has worked with the County of San Diego, San Diego Center for Children, San Diego Rescue Mission, and St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center.
Today, she is busy at work in her studio Cran Love Creative and is writing a children’s fantasy novel. While it is her most challenging project yet, no dream is too fantastic to make a reality. The sky’s the limit!