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Mr. Andrew M. Burr, Profile

School of Business
Office of the Dean
710 Maytum Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: 716-673-4813
Fax: 716-673-3794


Department of Business Administration
E336 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: 716-673-3505
Fax: 716-673-3506

Department of Economics
E336 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: 716-673-3509
Fax: 716-673-3506

Department of Applied Professional Studies
E336 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: 716-673-4959
Fax: 716-673-3506

Contact Information

(716) 713-9398 (cell)


                 2007-present State University at Buffalo  Matriculated graduate student for the MA in Economics, State University at Buffalo, degree expected May 2008

                 2007-   Passed Securities 7 Examination with an 88.8 % in the licensing exam for ALL financial instruments

                 2002-2006 SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, graduated BA in Economics (magna cum laude) May 2006       

                1997-2002  Gowanda High School, Gowanda, NY (with honors)


Academic Awards and Honors                                                                         

         Scholastic Awards:

         Shrine Scholarship

         Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship

         Fredonia Achievement Award

         Maytum Scholarship  2004, 2005, 2006

         Masonic Scholarship


         Community Award:

         2001  Youth in Excellence (Gowanda Chamber of Commerce)

         2001  Daughters of the American Revolution Award – Chapter winner for leadership, patriotism, dependability and service


Extracurricular Activities                                                                             

         Author  of the Book:  “FIVE YEAR ON THE CUTTING EDGE: From Our Perspective 2003-2008” with co-author Dr. Robert L. Heichberger,  Townhall Press, Spring, 2008


         First Presbyterian Church

         1998-Present Member


         TLC Lakeshore Hospital Foundation Board

         2005 – Present Member


         Town of Persia Republican Party

         2002 – Present Committeeman and Chairman


         Columnist “From Our Perspective”

         2003 – Present Co-author with Dr. Robert Heichberger

         This newspaper  column focuses on Economic, Social, Educational issues of recent concern


         Gowanda Planning Board

         2004 – Present Member


         Gowanda Area Chamber of Commerce

         2003 – Present Member of the Board of Directors


         Gowanda Presbyterian Church Board of Trustee’s

         2006 – Present Member and President


         Chairman and President of the Economics Club SUNY at Fredonia 2002-2006

Community Service                                                                                          

Ø Member and activist of the Re-Leaf Gowanda horticulture campaign

Ø Involved in Save Our Students (SOS) campaign to improve local educational facilities

Ø Walked for Busing Everyone Safely Together (BEST) - a movement to allow local students who reside in the Village to get busing which allows safe and secure transport

Ø Involved in 21st Century grant program to assimilate the school to the center of the community

Ø Participant in Dr. Martin Brokenleg seminars to understand cultural and economic factors in the community

Ø Member of 21st Century Grant Advisory Committee

Ø Guest speaker at "The Children's Defense Fund" to assist minorities and disadvantaged

Ø Member, Gowanda Area Chamber of Commerce

Ø Volunteer time and equipment to assist in the development and beautification of the newly founded Chang-Hu Park

Ø Assisted in a sidewalk assessment survey for the community

Ø Director of Gowanda Ski Club

Professional Interests                                                                                   

Ø Chairman and Co-founder, Beanstalk Enterprises (investment organization)

Ø Founder and current Chairman of TRANSCATT investment club

Ø Participated in bi-monthly internship with New York State Senator McGee

Ø Takes great interest and pride in his local community

Ø Leadership and  Public Policy consultant with Heichberger/Burr Associates

Ø Policy and leadership columnist with Dr. Heichberger

Short-Term Goals

       My immediate hope and aspiration is to enter a Ph.D. program in Management and /or Economics and be an active participation in graduate studies, teaching and research..


Long-Term Goals

       Ultimately, I would hope to serve as a banking executive or investment analyst and possibly  enter public service in government..  My rationale for that which I have mentioned heretofore is twofold: first, to return to society what society has bestowed upon me and; secondly, to enrich my own intellectual curiosity in the academic disciplines of management,  economics and public policy.


Work Experience                                                                                              

         1994 - Present                      Self-employed/lawn care business, property investments

         2001-2003                           Gowanda Central School maintenance department 

         2002-Present                        Leadership Consultant and Columnist

Personal Interests                                                                                          




         Model trains









         Dr. Robert L. Heichberger,  Distinguished Professor/Dean Emeritus

         State University of New York

         110 Memorial Drive

         Gowanda, New York 14070

         Telephone: (716) 574 7285


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