Andrew Butcher will be joining GPCOG as Director of Innovation and Resilience. Andrew will be bringing new resources and new programs to the agency, including initiatives around broadband and smart infrastructure.
Expanding broadband access has long been a priority of our rural members. Andrew will also be looking at smart and connected infrastructure (like smart traffic signals, 5G, microgrids) to reduce the costs of service delivery and improve the quality of services.
Andrew is a successful entrepreneur having built an organization that catalyzed the redevelopment of underutilized properties in the Pittsburgh region.
Since moving to Maine in 2017, he has helped a variety of municipal and state-wide clients on infrastructure and economic development.