Toni Andrews

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Toni M. Andrews is the Associate Director in the Office of Community and Local Government Relations.

Her professional career has included work in journalism, governmental affairs, and media relations at The White House. She owned and operated The Andrews Agency, a full service marketing, advertising, and public relations firm for over twelve years. She served as Vice President of Public Relations and Corporate Communications at Burke & Herbert Bank–the Washington, DC area’s oldest bank.

Ms. Andrews is responsible for community relations at the Arlington Campus. In this role she serves as the primary liaison to local elected officials (the Arlington County Board and the Alexandria City Council), chambers of commerce, homeowners and civic associations, and other professional organizations within the Arlington and Alexandria communities. In addition, Ms. Andrews works to identify and strategically connect business organizations with the university in order to build relationships and partnerships across the university’s academic units. She is also responsible for management of all activities related to the George Mason University-Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Partnership.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is a graduate of Leadership Alexandria (Class of 2008), and Leadership Arlington (2014), is a past Board member of Rebuilding Together Alexandria, the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, and the Alexandria Small Business Development Center.