Andy is an award-winning author and international speaker who has written 5 books, earned 4 degrees, and presented over 1,000+ entertaining and impactful programs for 100,000+ attendees. He has been featured on many major media outlets — including LifeTime Television, PBS, Investor’s Business Daily, and Leadership Excellence magazine.
Andy has earned the prestigious “CSP” award/designation of the National Speakers Association (NSA), the highest international recognition for professional speakers, in which less than 10% of over 5,000+ speakers worldwide have achieved. Andy is based in Orlando, Florida, and currently serves as 2018/19 President of the NSA-Central Florida Chapter — representing 125+ authors, speakers, and experts in the region.
Andy’s professional career included working for two high-profile performance improvement and marketing services firms, where his clients included Lexus, Honda, Nestle-Purina, and Anheuser Busch. Andy escaped the corporate world just in time to preserve his sanity, as he followed his passion for speaking, consulting, and entrepreneurship in 2003.
M.A. — Marketing, Webster University (2001)
M.A. — Human Resources Development, Webster University (1998)
B.A. — Communications, University of Missouri, St. Louis (1994)
B.A. — Political Science, University of Missouri, St. Louis (1994)