Andrew J. Brennan
Andrew J. Brennan is a graduate of West Point, holds an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University. A former Army Aviation Officer deployed to Afghanistan in 2010, he led a UH-60 Blackhawk platoon, in addition to staff work for his aviation battalion after pinning Captain. Upon leaving active service, he worked in private sector logistics before pursuing his MBA.
Andrew is active with a few local Veteran organizations in Pittsburgh and served for two years as a Veteran advisor to the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System’s Innovation Board, whose focus is improving how the VA delivers healthcare to Pittsburgh’s Veteran population. A reformed marathon distance runner, Andrew enjoys playing pick-up hockey, watching the Pittsburgh Penguins win Cups and is an avid long distance hiker & outdoorsman with more than 1,700 miles of our Nation’s long trails behind him.
Related to Veterans issues and the GWOT Memorial Foundation, Andrew has testified before Congress, been published in Armed Forces and Society, The NY Post and Military Times. He has been interviewed on, or contributed to, pieces for the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, Fox News, The Associated Press, Stars and Stripes, We Are The Mighty, Task and Purpose, The San Diego Union Tribune, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and various other local news outlets.