Andy Carey

@ Executive Director of the U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership (BPP)

Andy Carey is the Executive Director of the U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership (BPP).  He has held this position since 2008.   BPP is a binational membership organization based in San Diego, CA that supports a network of nearly 400 organizations that build prosperity through leadership, collaboration, and philanthropy in the U.S.-Mexico Border region.   Previously, Andy served for 15 years at Kiwanis International leading volunteer mobilization and fund development throughout the globe.  Andy received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from Purdue University and completed a year of academic study at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.  Andy is an Adjunct Faculty member at the University of San Diego in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences where he teaches post graduate courses on International nonprofit management.  He was named 2017-18 Adjunct Faculty of the Year by the Dean of the School of Leadership and Education Sciences.  Andy serves in many civic capacities including, Chairman of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Advisory Committee, U.S.-Mexico Science Foundation Board of Directors, University of San Diego Kroc School of Peace and Justice Advisory Board, Independent Districting Commission in Escondido, CA., and on the Advisory Board of St. Mary Catholic School in Escondido.  In 2018, Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Relations presented Andy with the Ohtli Award, in recognition of his long-standing commitment and service to the needs and interests of the Mexican community residing in the United States of America. In announcing the award, Ambassador Marcela Celorio, Consul General of Mexico in San Diego shared, “Andy reflects not only a remarkable social leadership through more than 20 years of philanthropy, but it also shows the true love and devotion of someone who has dedicated his life to promote a better understanding of Mexico and the United States of America, its people and its culture.”