A military brat who lived all over the world for three decades of his life, Andy came to Uplifting Athletes full-time in 2014 after 18 months working part-time. Prior to joining Uplifting Athletes he was a sportswriter for PennLive/The Patriot-News for more than 20 years covering high school football, golf, college football recruiting and basketball. Andy is also an Army combat veteran, serving in the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment during Operation Desert Storm.

He has been married to Maureen for more than 25 years and has two grown children, Kaci and Brendan. Andy serves the Rare Disease Community by connecting his sportswriter background to developing communications aimed at fulfilling the mission of Uplifting Athletes.