Andrew was born and raised near St. Louis, MO and later lived in Santa Barbara, CA. Andrew earned a Juris Doctorate from Santa Barbara College of Law with a concentration in Business Law. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Missouri Valley College.
Andrew is a United States Marine Corps Veteran and specialized in Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Defense. During his 4 year enlistment, he served at Camp Pendleton, CA and was deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005.
Andrew also has hands-on experience in the construction industry. He is an accomplished finish carpenter, working several years on residential and commercial building projects.
Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife Rachel and two boys, Benjamin and Gavin. They enjoy being active outdoors and traveling to new places. Andrew also enjoys cooking and entertaining guests.