Andrew started as the Executive Director at our Lionville Community YMCA in August 2021 and is deeply committed to community building and helping others improve their quality of life through the Y movement. He comes to Team YGBW from California, where his nonprofit work geared toward community development, education, equity and inclusion, opportunity youth, and healthy living. He most recently comes from the Waldorf School of San Diego. He previously served as the CEO of the First Tee of San Diego, where he was responsible for operations, fundraising and community development. Andrew worked for the YMCA of Philadelphia early in his career and more recently, in the YMCA of San Diego County, where he led community outreach and development. Already a lion in one regard, Andrew holds a bachelor's degree from Albright College in Reading, PA.
He has studied at the University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government and holds an M.A. in nonprofit leadership and management from the University of San Diego’s School of Leadership and Educational Sciences. He also served in the Peace Corps. In his free time, Andrew enjoys long-distance running and spending time with his growing family.