Andrei lives in Phoenix with his wife, son, and daughter. He has served on the City of Phoenix’s Industrial Development Authority and Commission on Housing and Neighborhoods as well as the board of the Arizona League of Conservation Voters. He served eight years as an officer in the United States Navy reserve. He graduated with honors from Harvard College and from the University of California Berkeley Law School. Andrei is a former Senior Fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and at the Center for American Progress and a former criminal prosecutor and Assistant Arizona Attorney General. Andrei worked in the Clinton White House as a senior advisor to Vice President Al Gore, was the lead negotiator and chief drafter of the 2000 Democratic Party platform, helped develop the winning message for John Kerry in the 2004 Democratic primaries, and served as a part-time advisor to Barack Obama’s presidential campaign and co-author of his campaign policy book, Change We Can Believe In. Andrei is the Founder and President of Democracy, a public policy journal and think tank. Andrei works as a business consultant to some of America’s top companies. For over fifteen years, he has helped prominent companies, foundations, and individuals build their strategies.