The First Gentleman

Raimondo FamilyAndy Moffit became Rhode Island's inaugural First Gentleman on January 6, 2015, when his wife Gina Raimondo was sworn in as Governor of Rhode Island. They live in Providence with their two children, Ceci and Tommy.

Andy grew up in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan and graduated from its public schools. He is the older of two children of Thompson Moffit, a retired educator and World War II-era Navy veteran (who was first in his family to attend college on the GI Bill), and Gisela Moffit, a retired educator and German immigrant.

Andy is the Director of Industry Learning for McKinsey & Company, a leading management consulting firm. He is a member of the Firm Learning leadership team, which is responsible for learning programs and capability-building opportunities for over 10,000 consultants globally. Prior to this role, he was a consultant for 13 years, during which he co-founded McKinsey's Global Education Practice and served clients in K-12 and higher education.

Andy is an Adjunct Lecturer at Brown University and Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he teaches a course "Strategic Management for School System Excellence" that he developed. His book, Deliverology 101: A Field Guide for School System Leaders (2010), co-written with former colleagues Michael Barber and Paul Kihn, describes how school systems can deliver results from their strategic improvement efforts.

Before joining McKinsey, Andy was an attorney at Davis, Polk & Wardwell in New York City, and a clerk for a federal judge in the Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn). He also was an elementary school teacher in an inner-city public school in Houston, Texas as a corps member of Teach For America from 1991-93.

Andy previously served as Chairman of the Providence Water Supply Board, and a member of the Board of Directors of the San Miguel School in Providence.

Andy earned a J.D. from Yale Law School, a M.Sc. from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rotary Scholar and met his wife Gina Raimondo, and a B.A. from the University of Michigan.