Andrew is a career military veteran still currently serving. Throughout his military career, he has served in a variety of assignments at the Company, Battalion, Brigade and Division levels. He has also served as an Officer Candidate School Instructor and TAC Officer.

Andrew’s overseas service includes a year long tour in Korea, three years in Italy and a year long combat deployment to Iraq. Andrew is a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College, has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Illinois at Chicago and holds a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Springfield.

Andrew and his wife, Rachael, live in Springfield, Illinois.