Andrea Minor
Director of Operations & Grants Management

Andrea Minor is the Director of Operations and Grants Management for CCNY, Inc. She is responsible for overseeing and managing the day-to-day operations necessary for the success and growth of CCNY. Andrea collaborates with department directors to develop, maintain, and improve operational plans. She has over 20 years of experience implementing process improvement through Lean Six Sigma, including 10 years of grant management with CCNY.  

As director of grants she is responsible for managing and supporting the grant requirements and implementation. Andrea works directly with Foundations, Government agencies, Program staff, Evaluation teams and subject matter experts to guide the implementation, fiscal and administrative management of grants. Certified in Grants Management, she has managed over $23M in grant funding. She is an active member of the Grants Professional Association of WNY.


P.I.E. Analytics, Buffalo, NY
Grants Manager, 2017-present

Community Connections of NY, Inc., dba CCNY, Inc., Buffalo, NY
Director of Analytics & Evaluation; Quality Improvement Coordinator, 2011-2017

Erie County, Buffalo, NY
Management Project Analyst, 2008-2011

Kaleida Health, Buffalo, NY
Interim Director, Surgical Services and Senior Project Manager, 2004-2007


UB School of Social Work – Administrative Supervision and Leadership Certificate Training
Microsoft Access Database Training
FVN Care Coordination and Vendor Training
One-Day Grant Writing Program
LEAP, Rapid Action Certification
Six Sigma Black Belt Certification – ASQ Training
GE Healthcare Six Sigma DMAIC Certification
APICS Training – MRP, CRP, Master Scheduling, Inventory Accuracy and Supply Chain Management Certification
CAP (Change Acceleration Process) Training
GE Workout Methodology
Microsoft Excel Advanced Training
HIPPA Training
Creative Problem Solving Training


Bachelor of Arts Degree, Business, w/academic concentration in Marketing
(Graduated with Honors)
University at Buffalo, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 1999

Associates Degree in Applied Sciences, Respiratory Therapy
Erie Community College, 2005