In April 2013, Andrew was appointed Director of Purdue University’s College of Technology, New Albany. In this role, Andrew oversees operations for the New Albany location, which serves Southern Indiana and Metro Louisville. Andrew is focused on increasing student enrollment and overall retention success, building and expanding a community presence, pursuing business and educational partnerships, adding degree programs according to community need, and building a philanthropic tradition.
Before joining Purdue University, Andrew served as Executive Director of College Advancement for Ivy Tech Community College Southern Indiana, a post he held for seven years. While in this role, Andrew achieved remarkable success. He led an effort to secure funding from the Indiana General Assembly for a new classroom building and enhanced general government relations efforts. He also developed and conducted the campus’ first-ever capital campaign, increased employee giving on campus, received the campus’ first gift of stock, and secured the largest donation of land in campus history. In addition, he worked to elevate the overall profile of the College in the community.
Prior to that role, Andrew served as Manager of Alumni Affairs & Special Events at Indiana University Southeast, a post he held for three years.
Andrew has devoted countless hours of service to civic, faith, and charitable causes in the Southern Indiana community. He currently serves on the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana Board of Directors, the Clark Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, the St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities Advisory Council, the One Southern Indiana Advocacy Council, and the Leadership Southern Indiana Executive Board of Directors. In September 2013, he was appointed by Indiana Governor Mike Pence to the Regional Works Council for Region 10, Southern Indiana, a post where he is working with community leaders to identify and grow educational pathways, making high school students college and career ready.
Andrew earned his Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Speech Communication in 2003 from Indiana University Southeast. His university career included several student leadership positions, culminating with his tenure as Student Government Association President.
Andrew continues to seek advanced education to aid in his work. He attended The Fund Raising School at IUPUI where he completed a Certificate in Fundraising Management. He also completed a Certificate from Ball State University's Building Better Communities Institute. Currently, Andrew is pursuing a master’s degree from the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, where he plans to graduate with an MA in Philanthropic Studies & Nonprofit Management. Andrew holds professional memberships within the development career filed, which includes the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Council for Resource Development. Also, at the present time, Andrew is a member of Leadership Louisville's Ignite program for 2013-2014.
In 2005, Andrew was named in the 30 Under 30 To Watch by the Indiana University Alumni Association. In 2009, the Community Action of Southern Indiana recognized him as a Man of Distinction. In 2012, he received the Twenty Under 40 Award by the News and Tribune/ Southern Indiana Business Source magazine. In 2013, Andrew was named a Business First Forty Under 40 Award honoree. In March, he received the 2014 James W. Robinson Young Professional of the Year Award by One Southern Indiana.
Andrew and his wife, Ann, live in Sellersburg with their two daughters, Grace and Emma.