Andy Spahn Founder & President
Andy Spahn is the Founder and President of Andy Spahn & Associates, Inc. Launched in 2006, its clients include high net worth and high profile individuals, corporations, charitable foundations, trade associations and non-profit organizations seeking to expand their reach, deepen their impact and make a difference in their communities.
Previously, Andy served as the Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications for DreamWorks SKG from 1994 to 2006, where he was the direct liaison to Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen in all work related to corporate, media, government and community relations, new business development, internal affairs, real estate and all charitable and political matters.
Prior to DreamWorks, he served as Executive Vice President of The David Geffen Company as well as President of The David Geffen Foundation. He has spent more than thirty years in national politics and the non-profit world, including positions such as: National Finance Director for U.S. Senator Gary Hart’s presidential campaign, Chief of Staff to California State Controller Gray Davis and Special Assistant to the Chairmen of the Democratic Senatorial and Congressional Campaign Committees. Additionally, he co-founded and served as President and CEO of the Environmental Media Association, an entertainment industry non-profit organization created to raise public awareness of environmental issues.
Andy Spahn has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal, is recognized as one of the top Democratic fundraisers in the country, and was named one of the “Biggest Political Players” by The Hollywood Reporter. He frequently serves as a trusted source of information to the national press corps on politics and philanthropy.
In 2009, Andy was appointed by President Barack Obama to the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. He serves as a National Finance Committee member for the Democratic National Committee, and as a member of the “Speaker’s Cabinet” for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. He also sits on the Board of the Geffen Playhouse.
He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. His wife, Jennifer Perry, is the Executive Director of the Children’s Action Network in Los Angeles. They have three daughters: Kristin, Angela and Kaysea.