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Andrew joined NCDMM in February 2020 as the America Makes Communications & Public Affairs Director. In this capacity, he leads and manages strategic activities and opportunities to further cultivate America Makes’ role as a convener, coordinator, and catalyzer within its membership community, the AM industry, and government stakeholders. He works closely with the entire America Makes leadership team.
Prior to joining America Makes, Andrew served as the Managing Director at the public affairs firm Five Corners Strategies in Washington, D.C. where he led day-to-day operations and served as the lead strategist for clients, responsible for developing and implementing multi-dimensional public affairs campaigns. Previously, Andrew was the Director of Public Affairs for the Corn Refiners Association (CRA), the national trade association of the U.S. corn wet milling industry, where he oversaw a $70 million national issue campaign, as well as managed advocacy and communications activities. He also served as the Director of Government Relations for Inova Health Systems in Falls Church, Va., and brings a broad background in campaign politics, serving as a Campaign Manager and consultant for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, and state legislative campaigns.
Andrew earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from American University and a Master of Arts in Government / Political Communications from Johns Hopkins University.