Andrew Shaindlin

Vice President

“You’re a student for a few short years, but you’re an alum for the rest of your life. That’s too important a relationship to leave to chance.”


Andrew (Andy) Shaindlin, Vice President, brings to GG+A over 30 years of experience in alumni relations, advancement and annual giving in higher education. His expertise includes engagement best practices, strategic planning, volunteer and board development, and alumni governance. Having previously worked at GG+A from 2015-2018, Andy has consulted for dozens of organizations, including the Rockefeller Foundation, the University of California, Johns Hopkins University, Sidwell Friends School and King’s College London, amongst others.

Before rejoining GG+A, Andy served as the Vice President for Alumni Relations at Brown University, his undergraduate alma mater. He led a team of two dozen alumni relations professionals in delivering customized engagement to 100,000 alumni. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Andy led the adaptation of alumni outreach to provide virtual interaction for all alumni, with the team earning CASE Gold recognition for these efforts.

Andy is the founder and author of Alumni Futures, which he launched in 2007 as the first website specifically for alumni relations professionals. He chaired the Commission on Alumni Relations for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and served on the CASE Board of Trustees. As a recipient of the CASE Crystal Apple Award, Andy has been recognized by his fellow professionals for excellence in training and education. Andy is a Trustee of the American Councils for International Education in Washington, D.C. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Brown University and a master’s degree in education from Claremont Graduate University.

  • Aalto University (Finland)
  • American University
  • Bishop Strachan School (Canada)
  • Boston University
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • College of St. Elizabeth
  • Cornell University
  • Emory University
  • EP-Nuffic (Netherlands)
  • Florida State University Foundation
  • Fordham University
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Gotham Film & Media Institute
  • Grenoble Ecole de Management (France)
  • Hathaway Brown School
  • IE University (Spain)
  • IMD Business School (Switzerland)
  • John Hopkins University
  • Kenyon College
  • King's College London (UK)
  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)
  • Lehigh University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Macquarie University (Australia)
  • Marlborough Public Schools (Massachusetts)
  • Middlebury College
  • Montgomery College
  • Mount Allison University (Canada)
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Oregon State University
  • Outward Bound USA
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Pomona College
  • Population Council
  • Radford University
  • Ransom Everglades School
  • Rice University
  • Rockefeller Foundation (Bellagio Center, Italy)
  • Sidwell Friends School
  • Simon Fraser University (Canada)
  • St. Joseph’s University
  • Texas Christian University
  • University College London
  • University of Alberta (Canada)
  • University of Arizona Foundation
  • University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • University of California - Office of the President
  • University of California San Diego
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • University of Manitoba (Canada)
  • University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of Montreal (Canada)
  • University of Phoenix
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Sydney (Australia)
  • University of Toledo
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Wellesley College Alumnae Association
  • Wichita State University

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