Named as one of the Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds in Sales and Marketing by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, Andrew brings a combination of experience, passion and creativity to every endeavor. Along the way he has worked with some of the finest restaurants, hotels, personalities and products in the world. Prior to opening AF&Co, Andrew was Vice President of Public Relations and Strategic Partnerships for Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants. In total, he spent ten years with Kimpton, launching over 40 hotels and restaurants as well as the global brand. During his tenure Andrew helped spearhead the LGBT travel program, which has garnered numerous awards. A dedicated philanthropist, Andrew sits on the boards of Meals on Wheels San Francisco, Dress for Success San Francisco and The Richmond Ermet AIDS Foundation since 2000. Andrew is a contributor to numerous industry magazines and blogs and guest speaker at industry conferences. AF&Co.’s annual trend report is highly regarded and has garnered tremendous worldwide coverage.