Andy Brack is a communications strategist and publisher who produces two weekly publications - Charleston Currents, which focuses on good Lowcountry news, and Statehouse Report, a respected legislative and policy forecast about South Carolina. He also writes a syndicated newspaper column and serves as chairman and president of the nonprofit Center for a Better South.
A former U.S. Senate press secretary, Brack was named a White House "Champion of Change" in 2011 for leadership in developing transformational ideas for Gulf Coast recovery following a 2010 oil spill that devastated the area. A former congressional candidate, Brack is a past president of the Rotary Club of Charleston and the S.C. Wildlife Federation.
He has a bachelor's degree in psychology from Duke University and a master's degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Brack was appointed to the Charleston County Public Library Board of Trustees in 2014.
He and his family live in Charleston.