As Chairman & CEO, Andy’s commitment to our people, our clients, and our culture define his leadership. His priorities include developing our people, delivering outstanding services and solutions for our clients, and growing the firm across our national platform in ways that support and evolve our culture. Andy is passionate about helping our people and our clients, and believes we do this best when providing outstanding counsel, advocacy, and service with the integrity, collaboration, and constant improvement that define who we are.
Andy joined Woodruff Sawyer in 1996 and has served in a variety of leadership positions, both on our senior management team and in multiple business units. 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. Having spent over twenty years advising clients with complex and diverse risk needs, Andy believes that our commitment to the constant improvement of our people and our service offerings makes Woodruff Sawyer the premier risk management advisory firm—not just for our clients but for our team as well.
Andy earned his bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. He has served on Woodruff Sawyer’s Board of Directors since 2008, became CEO in 2016, and was named Chairman in 2020.