Andy was elected to the Boca Raton City Council during a special election in August 2018 and was re-elected without opposition in March 2020. Andy is a product of Boca Raton – his parents met at Florida Atlantic University in 1967.
Education and Professional
Andy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech, where he played on the Ramblin’ Wreck football team. He received his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law. He practices law with the Boca Raton law firm of Baritz & Colman LLP, where he helps resolve business disputes.
Governmental Roles and Community Involvement
Andy currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Boca Raton Community Redevelopment Agency that governs Boca’s downtown.
He also serves on the governing board of Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency.
In 2020, Andy was chosen to be part of the inaugural Active People, Healthy Nation Champions Institute by Smart Growth America and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help develop Complete Streets in Boca Raton.
Prior to being elected, Andy served on the following boards to represent the interests of Boca Raton residents:
- Palm Beach County Transportation Planning Agency’s Citizens Advisory Committee
- Vice-Chair, City of Boca Raton Education Task Force
- Member, City of Boca Raton Community Advisory Panel
Awards and Recognition
In 2019, Andy received the Impact Award from the New Leaders Council Palm Beach for his work leading through political advocacy.
In 2016, Andy received the Non Profit Award from the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County for his pro bono legal work.
Family and Personal
Andy and his wife Joanna met during their first day of class at the University of Miami and have been together ever since. They got married in 2009 and are proud to raise their five young children in Boca Raton. Andy coaches his kids in basketball and soccer.