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Andrew Kovalcin

Advocacy and External Affairs
Senior Director

Andrew Kovalcin is Senior Director at Advocacy and External Affairs.


Mr. Kovalcin has developed and implemented a comprehensive strategy to promote the importance of IP to jobs, the economy, and American competitiveness.


Mr. Kovalcin has extensive experience engaging third-party voices, grassroots, and academics in educating state and federal policymakers on telecommunications, health care, and IP issues. He worked at the Republican National Committee and served as a staff member in the office of Congresswoman Ginny Brown-Waite (R-FL). Most recently, he worked at the DCI Group, a public affairs firm specializing in using a political campaign style to develop and execute strategic lobbying campaigns for public policy issues.


Previously, Mr. Kovalcin established the North Carolina chapter of a national healthcare coalition promoting consumer protections, and managed a North Carolina State House of Representatives campaign.


Mr. Kovalcin, a graduate of North Carolina State University, has a bachelor’s degree in political science with an interdisciplinary concentration in international relations.