Andrew was always interested in aviation, and grew up under the ORD approach path watching airliners from his driveway. He went on to earn a bachelor of science degree in Aerospace and Occupational Safety. He has worked for United Launch Alliance in Colorado, and also worked as a flight instructor at a high altitude airport. He has around 1100 hours in 15 different aircraft types, and has flown in a TBM 700 for Pilots N Paws assisting with animal rescue transport.

Andrew’s professional history includes various aspects of occupational safety. His blend of safety and aviation experience allows him to bring this focus into his flight instruction. He also enjoys finding the best way to present material to fit each student’s individual learning style.