Andy grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains on a 5-acre property. A love of the outdoors, nature, and a connection to the land was cemented at a young age as it was filled with fishing, hiking, and camping. After high school, Andy attended the United States Air Force Academy where he was selected to be a pilot in the United States Air Force upon graduation. He flew many airframes over his career including the C-21A, MC-130J, and the HC-130J. Andy had a distinguished career in the USAF including multiple combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan to name a few. His career included assignments in Germany, New Mexico, and the United Kingdom. Andy continues to serve as a pilot in the California Air National Guard supporting State and Federal missions part-time.Andy's extensive travel, even to some of the world's harshest locations, only furthered his love of the outdoors and an appreciation for the uniqueness of every piece of property. This eventually led him to the world of real estate and California Outdoor Properties. He believes that a connection with the land is what truly makes property ownership special. He prides himself on trust, attention to detail, and always putting his client's interests first. Andy currently resides in beautiful Pacifica, CA situated just south of San Francisco on California's beautiful coast and serves the Bay Area region.