Andy has 24 years of telecommunications experience and started his career as a mobile switching operator in the US Army.  Following his time in the military, he joined Verizon and has held numerous positions in planning, engineering and operations and is currently the Director of Planning for the Network Support Systems Organization.  Andy also holds a BS in Management Science and Information Systems from Penn State University, a diploma from the US Army Signal School and is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Black belt.