As CEO, Andy is responsible for leading our firm with a focus on developing our people, delivering outstanding services, tools, and solutions for our clients, and growing the firm in new and existing sectors across our national platform. Andy’s leadership is based on a combination of his passion for providing outstanding client counsel, expertise, and service, and a commitment to a culture defined by integrity, collaboration, and constant improvement.
Andy joined Woodruff Sawyer in 1996 and has served in a variety of leadership positions in multiple business units and on our senior management team. He led Woodruff Sawyer’s Technology Practice, and later our Life Science Practice, which has become one of the largest practices of its kind in the US. His career focus has been advising companies with complex risk needs—from directors & officers liability and products liability to cyber liability and other property & casualty risk areas. His clients and teams have also relied on his expertise in strategic planning, risk management, program design and new product development. True to his passion for client service, Andy continues to provide strategic risk and brokerage advice to a number of our firm’s clients in addition to his CEO responsibilities.
Andy earned his bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. He has served on Woodruff Sawyer’s Board of Directors since 2008 and became CEO in 2016.