Andrew Danto

30under30-LOGOAndrew was a founding father of Theta Eta Chapter while at American. After graduation he stayed in DC and worked for the General Services Administration as a Contracting Officer. Not long after Andrew applied and was accepted for Foreign Service for the United States State Department. His first post was at the US Embassy in Yemen working directly with the Ambassador during a tumultuous time. While there he worked in counter-terrorism and assisted in the 2013 evacuation of the Embassy. Following his work in Yemen Andrew accepted a post in Switzerland with the US Mission to the United Nations. Here he has worked in Public Affairs during the recent Iranian Nuclear talks. This October he will be moving to his next assignment in Australia at the US Embassy there. His continued service to the country exemplifies what it means to be a servant leader.

Advice for students and young alumni:
“Be persistent because, success doesn’t come in a day or a year you have to play the long game.”