Andy was born in Miami Florida and has lived in Houston since 1978 when he was welcomed into Congregation Beth Yeshurun the same year. He brings seasoned experience in executive management, corporate development, and strategy in the information technology industry. Andy earned an MBA from the University of Houston after receiving a BS in Electrical Engineering from Florida International University. He joined the Board of Trustees in 2010 before receiving the privilege to serve the synagogue on the executive committee. He has served on various committees including the Technology Committee (Chair), the Special Events Committee (Chair), the Marketing Committee, the Inclusion Committee, and the Endowment Board, and has performed as a tenor in the High Holiday Choir since 1998. Andy and his wife Linda have three wonderful children Lauri, Michael and their daughter-in-law Allie.