Andrew received his MS in Environmental Science and Engineering from the University of Iowa. He also holds bachelor degrees in Physics and Music. He has a strong background in quality control, and is currently working as a Project Engineer to develop methods to more efficiently monitor stringent quality standards for a large pharmaceutical manufacturer. His past experience includes leading projects to measure and monitor trace levels of industrial chemicals in environmental samples for a Research I university. In his free time, Andy enjoys playing the piano, mountain biking, and occasionally entering powerlifting competitions.