In April 2013, Andrew was named director of the Purdue Polytechnic Institute at New Albany. In this role, Andrew oversees operations for the New Albany campus, 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. Prior to that role, Andrew served as Manager of Alumni Affairs & Special Events at Indiana University Southeast.
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 Leadership Southern Indiana Executive Board of Directors, and the Christ Gospel Churches International Board of Directors. In September 2013, Andrew was appointed by Indiana Governor Mike Pence to the Regional Works Council for Region 10, a post where he is working with community leaders in the Greater Louisville Region 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 Body 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. Additional memberships include the Rotary Club of New Albany, as well as Leadership Louisville and Leadership Southern Indiana.
In 2005, Andrew was named in the 30 Under 30 To Watch by the Indiana University Alumni Association magazine. 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 2014, he received the inaugural 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.