Andy Hughes is a thoughtful and passionate leadership educator who strives to empower others to see their potential for leadership and to make a positive difference. For more than fifteen years, Andy has worked with hundreds of students, professionals, and organizations inspiring them to perform to their best ability.
As the founding director of the Garthwait Leadership Center at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, PA, Andy is committed to building an exceptional leadership center that serves as a model for how to prepare young people for leadership in the 21st century within the liberal arts environment.
Previously, he served as the co-director of student involvement and leadership at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla. Andy earned a bachelor’s degree majoring in English literature from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., and master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Hughes grew up in Broomfield, England and moved to the United States more than 20 years ago. Andy is currently pursuing his PhD. in Administration and Leadership Studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is an avid Tottenham Hotspurs Football Club supporter and lives in Harrisburg, PA with his wife Annie and dog Shelby.