Andi Buerger’s Biography
Andi Buerger is an international speaker, corporate trainer, educator (junior/senior high; college), business owner, writer, media talent, public relations and marketing consultant, nonprofit executive, and community ambassador. Born in Inglewood, CA, Andi graduated Marywood High School in 1980. She then received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with minors in communications and economics from Loyola Marymount University in 1983. In 1988, she completed her law degree from Western State University College of Law.
Extraordinary opportunities presented themselves to Andi early on because of her passion for serving others and her expert skill sets in communication, public relations, network marketing, business, and administration. From a finalist in the Miss America Teenage Pageant Orange County to the Special Task Force Team Vice Presidential Visit and grassroots congressional campaign manager (Orange County), Andi has had a variety of career paths spanning forty plus years. This includes being an audio voice talent, broadcast personality, actress (briefly!), and corporate video talent.
Andi’s work ethic earned favor early on with CEO’s of such Fortune 500 companies as ABC Worldwide Video Distribution, Multnomah Publishers (where she was a Senior Publicist for authors such as Thomas Kinkade, Russell Cronkhite, Randy Alcorn, and Kim Meeder), TDM/McGraw-Hill, New Vision International, Disneyland Resort and Hotel (Anaheim, CA), Eagle Crest Resorts/JELD-WEN, and more. Andi has engaged in community leadership to promote better living for those less fortunate and fundraising for organizations helping individuals with specific needs. These entities include Habitat for Humanity (Board Member), United Way, Childhelp USA, Boys and Girls Clubs, Kiwanis, Rotary, Lions Club, Soroptimists International, Stonecroft Ministries International, Special Olympics, and multiple Chamber of Commerces (Board Member). Andi also has extensive network marketing tenure with ACN and Mary Kay Cosmetics.
Currently the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Beulah’s Place, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing temporary shelter services to at-risk homeless teen boys and girls, Andi is in the process of locating a permanent facility in which to rescue and house more at-risk teens. She and her husband, Ed, have been married for 17 years. They live with their very spoiled golden retriever, Dusti, in beautiful Central Oregon. Andi and her husband are involved in church activities and enjoy traveling to Andi’s speaking engagements and other places of interest as often as possible.