Andrew Rush Associate Partner

As a communications professional with more than 25 years of experience, Andrew understands not only how and when to execute communication tactics, but he expertly designs strategic platforms that reach the right audiences at the right time to position clients for success.

Andrew has become an energy communications expert having successfully lead strategic communications efforts for some of the most notable energy initiatives in New York State.  His strategic approach and execution has resulted in projects receiving federal, state and stakeholder approval, including leading the engagement process on the Champlain Hudson Power Express, a 333-mile transmission line that has received both its Article VII and Presidential Permits. Some of Andrew’s energy experience includes leading public outreach and communication strategies for solar and wind farms, natural gas pipelines, energy trade associations, and overhead and buried electric transmission projects.

Andrew also has deep experience in crisis communications, media training, and frequently presents to groups, associations, and businesses regarding crisis communications planning.

Andrew was also the former Director of Public Affairs at Eric Mower & Associates, Director of Communications at the Life Insurance Council of New York, Director of Media Services and Public Affairs at the New York State Bar Association, Deputy Press Secretary to Governor George E. Pataki and is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany.

When he’s not crafting strategy and messaging, Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, plus the occasional round of golf.

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