Andy (he/him) was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He moved to Portland in 2002. He worked all over the city before starting a family, and becoming a stay-at-home dad. He spent many years as a parent volunteer in Puddletown’s Outdoor Classroom. His love for the Puddletown community and for childhood wonder drove him to a new career. When he’s not at school he enjoys reading comic books, DJing, exploring new restaurants, live music, stand-up comedy, podcasting, and skateboarding.