Phone: (815) 753-1569
Andy Blanke joined CGS as a graduate assistant in fall 2011. In 2013, he graduated with an MPA from Northern Illinois University and became a Research Specialist at CGS. He specializes in data analysis and has been involved in several statewide data projects, including the DCEO 5-year strategic plan, and the Lieutenant Governor's Task Force on Unfunded Mandates and Government Consolidation. He has been published in Community Development and the Illinois Municipal Review.
What Andy appreciates most about CGS is the organization's deep diversity of knowledge and skills, unified by a commitment to public service. Off-duty, Andy enjoys kung fu, running, and kayaking.