Andy Goodman

Andy Goodman, co-founder and director of The Goodman Center

Andy Goodman is co-founder and director of The Goodman Center, which teaches communications and marketing professionals how to reach more people with more impact. 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.

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, the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, as well as at many national nonprofit conferences.

When not teaching, traveling or recovering from teaching and traveling, Andy also serves as a Senior Advisor for Encore.org and is on the advisory boards of VolunteerMatch and Great Nonprofits. He is also host of "Rant & Rave: The Podcast," a weekly program featuring spoken word performances by writers in Los Angeles. For more information about his work, please visit www.thegoodmancenter.com.