Andrew Albertson is the founding Executive Director of Foreign Policy for America. He previously served at USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI), where he was Deputy Regional Representative for OTI’s programs in South and Southwest Afghanistan. Prior to that, Andrew was the founding executive director of the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), a nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to examining how genuine democracies can develop in the Middle East and how the U.S. can best support that process. Andrew serves on the board of directors for Secure Families Initiative and POMED. He received a B.A. from Taylor University and a Master of Science in Foreign Service degree from Georgetown University, where he was the Huffington Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. Follow Andrew on X at @AndrewAlbertson and contact him at [email protected].