Andy Albright

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Andy S. Albright
Born (1964-04-16) April 16, 1964 (age 50)
Alamance County, North Carolina, United States
Occupation Entrepreneur, Business Man, Author, Professional Speaker
Nationality American
Subject Entrepreneurship
Website
http://www.andyalbright.com

Andy Spencer Albright (born April 16, 1964), is the Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive officer of National Agents Alliance, a motivational speaker and member of the Entrepreneurship Initiative’s advisory board[1] at North Carolina State University (N.C. State). Albright is also the author of the books The 8 Steps to Success and Millionaire Maker Manual, which primarily focus on leadership and personal growth.

Personal life[edit]

Albright was born in Alamance County, North Carolina.[2] After spending the next decade working as a manager in the textile industry,[3] Albright decided to move back to the Burlington area in Alamance County.[citation needed]

He was a keynote speaker for the Triangle Entrepreneur Week[4] at N.C. State in November 2011 and played an active role in the N.C. State Entrepreneurship Initiative.[1] He is also a contributor to the N.C. State Caldwell Fellows program.[5] Albright mentors students at Western Alamance High School on a regular basis and has spoken to classes at the school.[6]

Career[edit]

Albright cofounded National Agents Alliance in July 2002[citation needed] and later bought out the other two co-founders Barry Clarkson and Philip Hudgins in November 2010.[7][not in citation given]

He was named to the Triad's 2011 Movers & Shakers list by Business Leader magazine.[8] He also made two appearances in 2011 on the Josh Tolley Show,[9] a daily national radio show.

Albright and his company have been featured in the Burlington Times-News,[10] and he has also been profiled by Triad Business News. He has appeared on several radio shows and has spoken to companies such as Keller Williams, about leadership development.[11]

He just released a 90-day program called The Albright Challenge endorsed by Jack McKeon[12] which has been featured in CBS MoneyWatch,[13] Boston Globe,[14] Newsday[15] and several other notable papers.

Andy Albright and NC State University[edit]

On November 11, 2013, Andy Albright and his wife, Jane pledged a gift of $500,000[16] to name N.C. State University’s Entrepreneurs Village after them. The Andy and Jane Albright Living and Learning Village[17] will open in the fall of 2014 and will house sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students across all academic disciplines the opportunity to live, socialize and work with other entrepreneurially-minded students. It will be located at Wolf Ridge Apartments in the heart of Centennial Campus, which is home to more than 60 corporate, government and nonprofit partner organizations.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Andy Spencer Albright | Entrepreneurship Initiative at NC State". North Carolina State University. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  2. ^ "Free Family History and Genealogy Records for Andy Albright". FamilySearch. Retrieved 26 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Evans, Matt (2006-12-11). "Andy Albright: CEO has instinct for trends, and plans to quickly take his firm". The Business Journal. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  4. ^ "Andy Albright". Triangle Entrepreneurship Week. 2011-11-15. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  5. ^ "National Agents Alliance holds record-setting event in Raleigh, N.C.". 2011-08-08. 
  6. ^ "Andy Albright Speaks at Western Alamance High". 
  7. ^ "National Agents Alliance". McColl Partners, LLC. 2010-11-09. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  8. ^ "26 honored as Triad's movers and shakers". Business Leader. 2006-10-11. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  9. ^ "Josh Tolley Show Andy Albright Interview". World News Inc. 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  10. ^ "Alamance County fellas show off their pads, prep for game day". Burlington Times News. 2011-02-06. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 
  11. ^ "Andy Albright delivers recruiting message to Keller Williams Realty". 2010-11-18. 
  12. ^ "The Albright Challenge". 
  13. ^ "Andy Albright Releases Albright Challenge during National Agents Alliance's 'Key To Tomorrow' Leadership Conference". CBS News. 
  14. ^ "Andy Albright Releases Albright Challenge during National Agents Alliance's 'Key To Tomorrow' Leadership Conference". The Boston Globe. 2009-08-24. 
  15. ^ "Andy Albright Releases Albright Challenge during National Agents Alliance's 'Key To Tomorrow' Leadership Conference". 
  16. ^ "$500K Gift Announced for Entrepreneurs Living Learning Village". 
  17. ^ "Andy and Jane Albright Entrepreneurs Living and Learning Village". 

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