Andria McClellan was elected to Norfolk City Council on May 3, 2016 to serve Superward 6.
Andria was raised in Hampton Roads and educated in Virginia Beach Public Schools, graduating in 1987 from Green Run High School. She received her bachelor’s degree in 1991 from the University of Virginia, after which she began her career in sales/marketing, working for two Fortune 500 companies. Following that, Ms. McClellan graduated from the Wharton Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania in 1996 and then ran two small businesses before returning to Hampton Roads to focus on raising her growing family. She has resided with her family in Norfolk since 2002.
Andria currently serves on the following boards:
- Norfolk Public Schools, Open Campus, Advisory Board
- CIVIC Leadership Foundation, Executive Board
- OneVirginia2021, Regional Advisory Board
- Local Government Advisory Council, Chesapeake Bay Advisory Committee
She previously served on the following boards and commissions:
- Norfolk Planning Commission
- Norfolk Commission on Arts & Humanities
- The Up Center, Board Chair
- Samaritan House
- ACCESS College Foundation
- Nauticus Foundation
- Chrysler Museum, Development Committee
- Governor’s School for the Arts, Capital Campaign Chair
- Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Falletta 20th Anniversary Chair
- The Williams School
- University of Virginia, College of Arts & Sciences Benefactors’ Society
- Virginia Family & Children’s Trust Fund (appointed by Governor McAuliffe)
- Virginia Small Business Advisory Board (appointed by Governor Warner)
- Hampton Roads Technology Council
- Tidewater Venture Mentors (co-founder)
- Virginia Coastal Coalition
Andria is honored to have received the following recognitions:
- 2015 Outstanding Emerging Philanthropic Leader for Hampton Roads by the Association of Fundraising Professionals
- 2012 “Famous Former” for the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast
- 2011 “Woman of Distinction” by the YWCA in 2011
- 2010 Bank of American “Local Hero”
- 2003 “Top 40 Under 40” by Inside Business.
Andria is also a proud graduate of the Sorensen Institute’s Political Leadership Program at the University of Virginia, the CIVIC Leadership Executive Program, and EMERGE Virginia.
With her three sons and husband Mike, Ms. McClellan resides in Ghent, where she is a member of the Ghent Neighborhood League and Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.