Andrea Konz

Position title: Board Chair | Adjunct Professor - UW Madison | Consultant - Konz Consulting


Andrea Marcus Konz is an industrial organizational psychologist with over 30 years of experience in the areas of talent management and organizational effectiveness. Konz spent the majority of her career as an HR Executive at SC Johnson in Racine, WI. During her time there she provided leadership in the areas of employee selection, performance management, executive coaching, and succession planning in addition to team development and change management. Since leaving SCJ, Konz has been sharing her passion for Industrial Organizational Psychology with students. She has taught a UW-Madison psychology capstone course in I/O since fall, 2015, and continues to consult in the I/O field.

Konz graduated from UW-Madison in 1982 with a BS in Psychology and Sociology. She attended the University of Maryland – College Park where she received her MA and PhD in Industrial Organizational Psychology. When she is not working for fun, Konz is actively involved in her community.  She is a trained CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate), advocating on behalf of abused and neglected children, works at a local food pantry weekly, and built an informal women’s network in her community to give individuals a forum to discuss and take action on issues that concern them. Konz lives in Franklin, Wisconsin, along with her husband, Rich Konz, who graduated from UW-Madison with a BBA in Accounting and MBA in Finance. They have three sons, Matthew (BS, 2016), Zachary (BS, 2018), and Aaron.