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Andrew Lorenzen-Strait

Andrew Lorenzen-Strait's enduring dedication to service, integrity, and servant leadership defines his professional life in Davidsonville, Maryland. His profound commitment to improving the lives of others has forged a legacy of giving, resilience, and inspirational leadership that continues to influence future generations. Andrew has made significant strides in leadership across government and nonprofit organizations over the past two decades. His management of large-scale migration and emergency response initiatives showcases his analytical capabilities and decisive leadership, particularly under challenging circumstances. Educationally, Strait is well-prepared. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Irvine and a Juris Doctorate focused on Child Advocacy from Whittier Law School. His postgraduate studies at the National Defense University and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown have further solidified his expertise. His ability to bridge gaps between governmental bodies and stakeholders stems from his intellectual diligence and principled approach to complex issues. Among his many roles, Andrew Lorenzen-Strait served as an advisor on the Biden-Harris Presidential Transition Team in 2020. He is authorized to practice law in Maryland and before the U.S. Supreme Court. His journey has included significant positions such as a Presidential Management Fellow during the Bush-Cheney Administration in 2003 and roles within the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Department of Justice. Additionally, his participation in a U.S. Senate fellowship under Senator Debbie Stabenow highlights his extensive governmental experience. Lorenzen-Strait is deeply invested in his community. He is a pro bono legal aid attorney in Prince George's County and an exceptional advocate for nonverbal and LGBTQ youth in Maryland. His commitment to community service was recognized in 2007 when he received the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year award in Maryland. Further demonstrating his dedication to public service, he mentors Midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy and serves as an Election Judge in Maryland. Lorenzen-Strait is also passionate about history and service, as seen in his volunteer work as a Park Ranger at the National Park Service and as a historical tour guide at Arlington National Cemetery. His commitment extends to his role as a Child Mentor at the Northern Virginia Aids Ministry and as a board member at Courageous Hearts Adoptions in Greenville, Indiana, where he has formed his family by adopting three children. Through his professional endeavors and personal commitments, Andrew Lorenzen-Strait continues to demonstrate his commitment to service, significantly impacting his local community on a broader scale. Portfolio Website: https://andrewlorenzen-strait.com
Whittier Law School
Davidsonville, Maryland, USA

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    6-10 years (6-10 years relevant)
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    I've had experience in managing 15+ people
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Work Experience

Senior Director for Migrant Services and Federal Affairs

Jan 2021 - Sep 2022
1 yr 9 mos


Apr 2020 - Sep 2020
6 mos

Director, Children and Family Services

Jun 2019 - Jan 2020
8 mos


Juris Doctor (JD)
Child Advocacy
2000 - 2003
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Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Political Science and Government
1995 - 2000