Andrew Butcher

Greater Portland Council of Government (GPCOG)
Title: Director of Innovation and Resilience
Phone: (303) 570-5018
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Andrew Butcher works to support the advancement of connected infrastructure; strengthen economic development resources, and foster increased capacity to invest in new technology, processes and partnerships.  
He is an accomplished entrepreneur, non-profit leader, and coalition builder working at the intersection of economic development, environmental health and civic innovation. 
He has helped a variety of municipal and state-wide clients on infrastructure and economic development 

Prior to moving to Maine in 2017, he was the founding CEO of Grounded Strategies, a Pittsburgh PA nonprofit that works to cultivate the unrealized potential of people and places by transitioning land-use liabilities into community assets.  He also served as Executive Fellow and Adjunct Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University.

Andrew has a Masters in Public Policy and Management from The Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelors from American University in Washington DC.  


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