Andrew Schneider, 40, is a lifelong Arlingtonian and has lived in the Yorktown neighborhood since 2006 with his wife, Susan and children, Alan and Elizabeth, both students at Nottingham Elementary School. A 1993 graduate of Yorktown High School, Andrew has a deep connection to the Arlington community and has been fortunate to call Arlington his home and base to raise his family.
Andrew is a long-standing and active member of the community and has been a leader within community organizations and planning commissions, including:
- President of the Yorktown Civic Association since 2010
- Arlington Transportation Commission
- George Mason Arlington Campus Advisory Commission
- Current Vice Chair of the Board of Community Residences, a $30 million non-profit founded in Arlington that provides care for over 500 adults with disabilities
- Current Public Affairs Chair of the Nottingham Elementary School PTA
- Member of the 2014 Leadership Arlington’s inaugural 40 under 40
- 2011 graduate of Leadership Arlington’s signature program
- Former Treasurer of Overlee Pool where he remains an active member
Andrew got his professional start in politics working for Senator Bob Kerrey on Capitol Hill, serving in the Vice President’s Domestic Policy office during the Clinton Administration and working directly for Washington power lobbyist Tony Podesta. Currently, he serves as the Alumni Manager for the College of William & Mary Mason School of Business and the Director of the Washington Area Alumni Business Alliance. In this role Andrew is responsible for growing and nurturing the professional alumni community throughout the DC area for the long term benefit of helping students and alumni find jobs and to further the long-term development prospects of the College.
A 1998 graduate of the College of William & Mary with a double major in history and government, Andrew was a four-year varsity swimmer who was active in campus life, serving in student government and as a Resident Assistant. His parents, Ginna and Al Schneider moved to Arlington in 1975. His mother, Ginna Larson Schneider, a 2006 Arlington Woman of Vision, 2010 Leadership Arlington Graduate and a long-serving employee of Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia and his father, Alan Schneider, the 2007 Arlington Sportsman of the Year, and long-time baseball coach, Babe Ruth commissioner, and popular youth basketball referee, are the bedrock of Andrew’s commitment to service.