Towne, Andrew Class of 2000 - Consultant
Andrew Towne, a 2000 Grand Forks Central co-Valedictorian and graduate, is a project leader for Boston Consulting Group, where he has identified over half a billion dollars in vertical integration opportunities for wind turbine and industrial machinery manufacturers. He previously worked for the Central Intelligence Agency as an analyst, and authored intelligence products and provided analysis during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
He is also one of only 150 people to have climbed the tallest mountain on all seven continents. Through these endeavors, Towne has raised over $50,000 to promote intercultural understanding for U.S. students, with a focus on students from the northern plains.
Towne holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Political Science from Yale University, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. While in college, Towne received multiple scholarships and awards, won the Division I National Championship as a member of Yale’s Varsity Lightweight Crew Rowing Team, and a National Championship in the Club Half Marathon with the Cross Country Team.