Andrew joined the CADCA team in August 2018 as the Director of the Geographic Health Equity Alliance. Prior to CADCA, Andrew served as Director of Health Policy at the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County. In this role, Andrew led a Health Policy Department with a long list of Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Change accomplishments in the areas of tobacco, violence, obesity, health disparities, and Health in All Policies (HiAP). In this role, Andrew also served as a strategy and talent development consultant for Tobacco Free Florida, where he developed a variety of effective tools and trainings for public health professionals and coalitions in Florida and across the nation.
Andrew has both a M.Ed. in Social Foundations of Education and B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Florida.
In both his professional and volunteer life, Andrew is passionate about giving others the tools to do their very best work. After serving as an executive of a young professional leadership and advocacy non-profit for 7 years, he likes to volunteer his time as a mentor, helping other non-profits improve through better management and leadership practices.