Andy Johnston

Senior Vice President of Advocacy & Strategic Engagement

(616) 771-0335

Headshot of Andy Johnston
Headshot of Andy Johnston

About Me

As Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Strategic Engagement for the Grand Rapids Chamber, Andy is responsible for overseeing the Chamber’s public policy efforts, marketing, communications and events on behalf of over 2,500 members to create a vibrant business environment and thriving economy that benefits everyone.

Andy serves as a member of the Chamber’s Executive Leadership Team, responsible for strategic planning and execution, organizational development and day-to-day decision making.

He is involved in numerous community boards and committees, and has been named a 40 under 40 recipient by both the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives and the Grand Rapids Business Journal.

Andy is passionate about this community, its future and connecting more people to good paying jobs.

Fun Facts:

  • Andy is pro-business, pro-dad joke and bleeds green. Go State!
  • Enjoys taking full advantage of our community’s great parks and running the Amway River Bank Run 25k!
  • Favorite Chamber activity: Helping members solve problems. “We don’t know everything at the Chamber, but we know people who do and we are here to help.”