In 2005, Andrea graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.S. in Interior Design. While at the UW, she spent time studying art and architecture in the South of France through an affiliated university and later returned to Europe for a semester abroad in the Netherlands. Andrea completed multiple internships before moving on to intern at one of Madison’s most prestigious residential interior design firms. Immediately upon graduation in 2005, Andrea moved to Los Angeles where she took a position with an interior design firm focusing on properties for hospitality giants including Hilton. Shortly thereafter, Andrea met Ashley at a boutique hospitality firm in Santa Monica were they became fast friends. Eventually Andrea joined the design team at a prominent interiors firm in Pasadena where she was heavily involved in the conceptual design process for a number of influential gaming developments for clients including Boyd Gaming and MGM Resorts International. In 2009, Andrea and Ashley joined forces to establish hospitality based interior design firm, Avenue Interior Design.