Mary Catherine (M.C.) Andrews joined Vianovo in 2005 and specializes in foreign policy and communications.
Previously, M.C. served at the White House, as Director for Democracy on the National Security Council staff and, later, as Special Assistant to the President and Director of Global Communications. She also served on the 2000 Presidential Transition Team.
Before joining the White House, M.C. served at prominent NGOs and international organizations, including the Aspen Strategy Group, International Republican Institute, World Bank, Organization on Security and Cooperation in Europe, and Open Society Institute.
M.C. has observed elections in 12 countries and written/edited nine books on foreign policy and democracy, including recent work for the International Republican Institute modeling democratic transitions and using technology to promote democracy.
M.C., a proud native of Gastonia, NC, lives in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Hollins College, where she was named a Distinguished Alumnae in 2011, and Harvard University, where she returned in 2010 as a fellow at the Institute of Politics.