Since joining S48 in 2008, Andy has focused his efforts on public involvement and grassroots campaigns, creation of social media content, media relations and a variety of projects dealing with local governments. He specializes in taking complex issues and identifying impacted stakeholders, building coalitions, and developing and executing organized strategies to help our clients achieve their goals. Andy brings particular expertise to efforts involving rural Arizona – reaching to all four corners of the state, and his ability to clearly communicate through a variety of modalities allows him to advance clients’ interests with creativity and agility.
Andy’s background in print media in college and then with a variety of local print media organizations forms the foundation of his expert ability to communicate by taking complex issues and distilling them in a way that resonates with the public. He spent six years serving US Senator Jon Kyl where he dealt with natural resource issues, coordinated extensive outreach to rural Arizona, provided constituent services, and offered legislative support on key issues to the staff in Washington, DC. Additionally, Andy spent time in 2006 providing support to Senator Kyl’s successful re-election campaign by serving as a liaison with the media and rural communities and stakeholder organizations.
Andy is a member of Scottsdale Leadership Class 27 and has served on Scottsdale Leadership’s Board of Directors since 2014.