Andrew Barnhill

30under30-LOGOWhile at Furman, Andrew received the President’s Voluntary Service Medal from President George W. Bush based on his record of service to the community. Andrew later began his commitment to public service working in the office of Congressman Mike McIntyre. Following his work with the Congressman and time spent at a consulting firm in Washington, Andrew went to graduate school at Duke University, where he was named as a student representative to the Board of Trustees and afforded the opportunity to speak at commencement. During his time at Duke, he also served Mu Chapter as an advisor. He most recently served as State Director of New Leaders Council in North Carolina, worked in education research and policy analysis in the University of North Carolina System, and worked for the federal policy department of Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz. In 2013, Andrew was elected as one of the youngest members of the North Carolina Democratic Party’s executive council. As the Democratic candidate for State Senate in District 9, Andrew is breaking fundraising records for North Carolina candidates in his campaign that is slated to be one of the most competitive and closely watched legislative races in the state during the 2016 election cycle.

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