Strategic Projects Manager at JeffreyGroup
Andrew dedicated the last three years to removing 13,640 pounds of trash from South Florida’s mangrove swamps and ocean. He carried a 35-pound bag of mangrove trash (currently in History Miami’s permanent collection) the length of the 2019 Miami Marathon and led a team that hauled a 130-pound trash cart throughout the 2020 Miami Marathon. These efforts raised over $30,500 to protect Miami’s coastal habitats. Lastly, Andrew has a recurring guest lecture series at the University of Miami, Clemson, and local middle and high schools on grassroots activism.
Andrew currently works in public relations. He wrote a book titled the Miami Creation Myth, which was adapted to the stage and sold out multiple shows at Villain Theater. He recruited a team to turn it into a podcast and animated TV show.
Andrew was previously employed as the Cuba Study Group’s Executive Director, where he advocated to policymakers on Capitol Hill and the federal agencies. Andrew guest lectured in Harvard Law School and Colombia Business School; partook in dozens of televised and print interviews; and publishing extensively.
He previously worked as a casewriter at the Harvard Business School, where he investigated companies’ business models, finances, supply chains, and operations. Utilizing his Spanish and Portuguese skills, Andrew interviewed executives throughout the U.S. and Latin America. His 17 academic publications sold over 10,000 copies to the world’s top universities and corporations.
Andrew implemented U.S. foreign policy with Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Colombia at the State Department. As Mexican President Felipe Calderón’s assistant, he facilitated the decision-making process of one of the world’s highest-level policymakers.