Andrew Fimka is a public affairs and communications strategist with extensive experience in message development, issues management, political advocacy and external relations coordination.
As the agency's Managing Director, Andrew is charged with developing and executing multi-faceted communications and engagement campaigns for a diverse roster of clients, (corporations, associations, coalitions, think tanks, political organizations, and non-profits) to influence high-profile public policy debates, define and penetrate a market and enhance a company’s reputation in Washington, D.C. and beyond.
Prior to joining the NJI Media team, Andrew served as Vice President of Public Affairs at Story Partners. Working at the crossroads of business, politics, and policy; Andrew oversaw some of the firm’s largest accounts across a variety of industries -- including energy, technology, and financial services.
Andrew has also served as Director of Political and Legislative Advocacy for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) – the nation’s leading association representing small and independent businesses. While at NFIB, Andrew led NFIB’s issue advocacy and political communications campaigns and managed national grassroots operations, several digital properties, and external coalitions.
Throughout his career, Andrew has held a series of volunteer and professional roles for numerous federal and state-based political campaigns; focusing on policy, coalitions and direct voter contact operations.
Andrew is a graduate of the University of Hartford and holds a Master’s degree in Legislative Affairs from the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management.