Andy Wilson is the Chief Development Officer (CDO) at Feeding America. As CDO, Andy serves as a front-line fundraiser, strategist and ambassador for Feeding America. He is responsible for building and managing a portfolio of top individual, foundation and corporate donors and guiding efforts to identify new prospects to grow and further diversify Feeding America’s revenue sources and donor constituencies.
Andy joined Feeding America in 2017 after spending two years as Vice President of Development for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). In this role his responsibilities included government, corporate and foundation giving, major and mid-level giving, and integrated direct marketing, supporting wildlife conservation and animal rescue initiatives in more than 40 countries.
Prior to IFAW, Andy spent seven years at Conservation International in roles that included Vice President Development and Vice President Corporate Relations, and he co-managed CI’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business from 2009-2011. Andy served as Regional Vice President at the Eurasia Foundation for Central Asia and Eastern Europe from 2003-2008, and he spent five years as a private business owner in Russia in the shipping and logistics sector. He began his career working as an assistant to the Ambassador at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.
Andy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy and Russian Studies from Princeton University and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Georgetown University.