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Alumni Association

Andrea M. Gurcsik, Past President

Human Resource Manager
First Solar

Andrea Gurcsik

Andrea Gurcsik is the Human Resources Manager for First Solar, the largest manufacturer of solar modules in the world. In this capacity, she is responsible for managing First Solar's human resource function for their Ohio & California locations. Active in the field of human resources, Andrea serves as the Past State Director for the Ohio SHRM State Council and was the Past Conference Chair for the Ohio Human Resource Conference and the Past President of the Toledo Area Human Resource Association (TAHRA) Board of Directors. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Toledo-area American Cancer Society and the March of Dimes, where she is the Board Secretary. Andrea is a 1999 graduate of Owens Community College with a degree in business administration. She went on to earn bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration from the University of Toledo. Andrea was named the UT College of Business Administration's "Young Alumni of the Year" in 2005 and in 2006 was a recipient of the Toledo area's "20 Under 40" Leadership Award. Andrea enjoys traveling, sports and spending time with her husband, Gary, daughter and their dog, Muddy.


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