Vice President and General Counsel
Andrew Kurtzman is Legal Counsel of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). Mr. Kurtzman oversees the contracting for TIA and its tradeshows, both domestic and international. He also serves as the Counsel for the TIA standards department, reviewing meeting reports and publications and helping to ensure fair, technology-neutral processes for the fourth largest ANSI-accredited standards developing organization.
Mr. Kurtzman, an attorney with a distinguished career assisting small businesses and associations, came to TIA from Infostar Inc., an IT consulting firm where, as vice president, he ran a data network of more than 1,000 long-term care facilities, the largest of its type in the world. At Infostar, Mr. Kurtzman consulted to MCI Worldcom and to the American Health Care Association. Prior to Infostar, Mr. Kurtzman consulted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on its state revolving fund loan program.
Mr. Kurtzman is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia and has a Juris Doctorate from the Washington College of Law and a BA in Art History from the University of Michigan.