Meet The Arabella Team

Andrew Peters


Andrew Peters is a director on Arabella’s Consulting team. He helps philanthropic organizations develop strategies, implement grant-making programs, and evaluate their work. He has extensive experience in policy development, state policy, advocacy campaigns, and communications strategy.

Prior to joining Arabella, Andrew was state policy manager at GLSEN, a leading LGBT organization focused on education policy. In this role, he led the organization’s work on the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act and managed a portfolio of grant-funded work to change state regulatory policy on school climate. He also worked for The Pew Charitable Trusts, where he ran state-based legislative campaigns to improve access to school-based oral health care for low-income and uninsured children.

Andrew got his start at Burness Communications, managing policymaker outreach programs for philanthropic clients, and at the Office of Government Relations at Carnegie Mellon University. He graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a bachelor’s degree in ethics, history, and public policy.

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