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A headshot of Maryland Chamber of Commerce staff member Andrew Griffin

Andrew Griffin

Senior Vice President of Government Affairs

Andrew Griffin is the senior vice president of government affairs at the Maryland Chamber and leads advocacy efforts on behalf of the 6,800+ members of the Chamber before the Maryland General Assembly and at the federal level. He develops, leads and executes the legislative strategy of the organization and maintains the Chamber’s positive working relationships with key elected officials and members of the administration to build a better understanding of and appreciation for business issues. Andrew joined the Chamber in 2019.

Andrew is a Maryland native and has worked on multiple local, state and federal political campaigns. Prior to joining the Chamber, he was the Director of Advocacy for the University of Maryland, College Park. In that role, Andrew managed the grassroots outreach supporting the most pressing policy and budgetary issues that impact the state’s flagship university. Andrew also served in Governor Hogan’s administration, both in the Appointments Office, where he oversaw gubernatorial appointments to over 500 state boards and commissions, and as Assistant Director of Government Affairs at the Maryland Department of Agriculture.

Andrew is an avid outdoorsman and received his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park. He currently lives in Annapolis with his wife, young son and Boykin Spaniel named Huck.