On the show this week, an advancement pro that needs little introduction, Andy Shaindlin. Andy is a Senior Consultant with Grenzebach Glier and Associates. A specialist in alumni engagement that includes tenures at Brown, Michigan, Cal Tech, and Carnegie Mellon, along with a recent stint at Switchboard (our presenting sponsor), Andy has been a thought leader in the space for more than a decade. This is part one in a two-part interview with Andy. We talk about an array of topics from network platforms to the future of alumni associations. In Part 2, we’ll dig into engagement metrics.