Andrew Bentley is a Project Leader for the Government Performance Lab’s Economic Mobility engagements. Previously, Andrew worked at Google where he was on the Community Impact Team, leading efforts in digital inclusion, which focused on getting families online at home. He led multimillion-dollar programs and was a key contributor in designing the team’s innovative approach to community and city government partnerships. Andrew is a co-founder of Global Health Corps (GHC), a nonprofit that works towards health equity and access to healthcare. GHC has recruited and trained more than 1,000 non-medical personnel to work in the public or nonprofit sectors in East and Southern Africa and the United States. Andrew also spent time as a stay-at-home father and created a loving environment that fostered growth for his two children.
Andrew earned an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), where he was a Presidential Scholar and studied racial justice, leadership and economic empowerment in the mid-career program. During a Fellowship at HKS he worked in Montgomery, AL to support the mayoral transition of Steven Reed. Andrew earned a BS in Journalism, with a minor in Political Science, from Northwestern University. He lives in Minneapolis, MN.