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.
Best known for his speeches and workshops on storytelling, presenting, and strategic communications, Andy 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 numerous nonprofit and foundation conferences.
Andy has been consulting good causes since 1998, and in 2008 he co-founded The Goodman Center with Lipman Hearne to reach more nonprofits, foundations and government agencies through online classes.
When not teaching, traveling, or recovering from teaching and traveling, Andy also serves on the board of directors of Imagine LA and is a senior advisor for Encore.org. He is currently developing a course on storytelling and presenting skills for the the newly launched African Leadership University.