Andy O'Hare is currently the Vice President of Public Policy with The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), in charge of coordinating public policy advocacy on behalf of the association.
Prior to joining TFI in 2014, Andy was the Vice President of Government Affairs for the Portland Cement Association (PCA), the trade association for the U.S. cement manufacturing industry, organizing their environment, health and safety and other government affairs programs for nearly 10 years.
Other previous positions include Senior Regulatory Analyst with the American Petroleum Institute (API), the national trade association for the petroleum industry located in Washington, D.C. While at API, Mr. O'Hare spearheaded federal regulatory and legislative advocacy on numerous issues.
While at Booz-Allen and Hamilton Inc., Andy developed federal waste management regulations under federal contract and conducted multi-media environmental audits for private sector clients. Andy also worked as a petroleum geologist in Texas and New Mexico before coming to Washington in 1987.
Andy earned a master of science degree in geology and a bachelor of science degree in chemistry, both from the University of Kentucky. He is a registered professional geologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE). Andy is a New York City native.