Andy Goodman is a nationally recognized author, speaker and consultant in the field of public interest communications. Along with Storytelling as Best Practice, he is author of Why Bad Ads Happen to Good Causes and Why Bad Presentations Happen to Good Causes. He also publishes a monthly journal, free-range thinking, to share best practices in the field. Prior to co-founding his company, The Goodman Center, an online school dedicated to "helping do-gooders learn to do better," he was president of the Environmental Media Association.
Andy is best known for his speeches and workshops on storytelling, presenting, and strategic communications, and has been invited to speak at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs at Princeton, and the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
In 2007, Al Gore selected Andy to train one thousand volunteers who are currently helping the former Vice President engage more Americans in the fight against global warming.
When not teaching, traveling, or recovering from teaching and traveling, Andy also serves as a Senior Advisor for Civic Ventures and is on the advisory boards of VolunteerMatch and Great Nonprofits.