Andy Plattner Andy has a account President, Plattner Communications & Public Affairs Baltimore, Maryland Area 500+ connections Contact info Plattner Communications University of Maryland About Senior communications strategist for those trying to improve education. Translator of education jargon into plain language. Connector for education leaders, policy makers and the philanthropic community. Experience Plattner Communications President Company NamePlattner Communications Dates EmployedJan 2008 – Present Employment Duration11 yrs 7 mos Customized Strategic Solutions for the Education Community KSA-Plus Communications Chairman Company NameKSA-Plus Communications Dates Employed1995 – 2008 Employment Duration13 yrs Co-owner & chairman U.S. News & World Report Writer/Associate Editor Company NameU.S. News & World Report Dates Employed1985 – 1990 Employment Duration5 yrs Journalist covering politics and policy in Washington, DC, and nationally. Education University of Maryland University of Maryland Degree NameBachelor of Science Field Of StudyJournalism Dates attended or expected graduation 1969 – 1975 Flunked out after one semester, got drafted, returned after the military and graduated with honors.