Since joining PDGi in 2008, Andy has focused his attention on legislative advocacy at all levels of government, public involvement efforts, grassroots campaigns, media outreach, and development of digital media content for clients. He has successfully managed projects for clients in the mining, tourism, water quality, energy/natural resources, commercial development, healthcare, and transportation industries. Andy specializes in taking complex issues and identifying impacted stakeholders, building coalitions, and developing and executing organized strategies to help our clients achieve their goals. Clearly communicating through a variety of modalities allows him to advance clients’ interests with creativity and agility.
Andy’s background in print media helped develop his expert ability to take 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 (2013) and has served on the Board of Directors since 2015.