Andrew Brower is a program officer for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan. In this role, he supports foundation efforts to promote thriving children, working families, and equitable communities.
Brower is part of the Racial Equity team at the foundation. He is responsible for developing and coordinating strategic investment activities that address systemic barriers that create vulnerable conditions for historically marginalized communities and children. Prior to this role, Brower was the program-related investments officer for the foundation’s Mission Driven Investment team. Prior to that, Brower co-led the Grand Rapids place-based team, co-directing both strategy and investments. Brower also previously served as national program lead for the New Options Project, an effort focused on prototype development toward market-based pathways to employment for disconnected young people ages 16 to 24.
Brower holds a Master in Business Administration from the Ross School of Business of the University of Michigan, a Master of Science in Forestry from Michigan Technological University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Albion College.