"If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got."


As a Vice President and Partner at Walker Sands, Andrew oversees the firm’s Chicago PR department.

His experience is in developing strategic programs that sit at the intersection of media relations, content development and digital marketing. He works with tech companies to establish credibility, acquire customers and gain market share. He has experience working with public companies as well as private companies, many of which he’s helped to formally announce rounds of venture capital funding and tell the stories that inevitably follow. Andrew’s integrated programs have earned recognition from the Public Relations Society of America, the Publicity Club of Chicago, PR Daily and the Hermes Awards. Andrew’s client experience includes work with GrubHub, CareerBuilder, Payoneer, Worldpay and Newark element14.

Andrew has been a public relations mentor for Techstars, the world’s premiere accelerator program, and an advisor to the Chicago startup community. He is also a past member of the Young Entrepreneur Council.

Andrew holds a B.A. in public relations from Illinois State University, where he was a presidential scholar. Connect with him on LinkedIn.