Andrew Patterson ZMA Board Member
Andrew Patterson is committed to nonprofit work and currently works at CARE, an International Nongovernmental Organization, to ensure food access to poor and vulnerable populations around the globe. Before joining CARE, Andrew spent ten years working in the environmental community, where he organized, campaigned, and built networks to advocate for climate change solutions culminating in a post as Operations Director at the US Climate Action Network.
He has traveled extensively and is particularly interested in teaching/languages and has taught English to non-native speakers in the US, Europe, Guinea, and South Korea. Andrew speaks German, French, basic Spanish, and beginning Korean and completed his undergraduate work in Germanic Studies, French Literature, and Political Science at the University of Colorado. He is finishing his Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Management at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University, where he was an Amanda G. Hyatt Fellow recipient, which is awarded to individuals committed to nonprofit work.
In his free time, Andrew closely follows geopolitical developments in East Asia, studies Korean culture, history and reunification, and is a politically active fitness enthusiast. As the son of an artist, he is committed to see robust and thought-provoking art in the Atlanta area.