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Andrew is Senior Director, Growth and Partnerships for Cooper. Here he creates delightful and meaningful experiences for Cooper’s clients, alumni, friends, and followers, and helps Cooper increase its impact on the world. A skilled strategist and generative mastermind, in addition to service design consulting, and teaching for Cooper Professional Education, Andrew oversees marketing, thought leadership, corporate social responsibility, and customer experience. He also serves as Special Assistant to Alan Cooper and Sue Cooper.

Before joining Cooper, Andrew designed engagement programs for a number of organizations, including UCSF, where he served as Executive Director of Alumni Relations, as well as UC Berkeley, The George Washington University, National Defense University, Gratz College, and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. Andrew graduated from Macalester College and the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Learned Xhosa, a clicking language, while on study abroad in South Africa.

Nerd: His Mock Trial team placed 6th in the Nation.

Has a slight fear of ketchup.

He's been to 50+ countries (Added many since coming to Cooper!)

See what Andrew's been working on.

Creative Leadership


Andrew leads Cooper’s marketing team to share Cooper’s story with the world.

Creative Leadership


Andrew builds a community of Cooper supporters.


Andrew's UCSF team won two international awards in Alumni Relations, including the CASE Grand Gold in 2015.

Passion Project

Andrew founded Scales of the City, a semi-professional a cappella group. 


Andrew serves on the Board of Directors for the Bay Area Video Coalition.

Success Story

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Teaching design thinking skills across an organization


Jan 24

Q&A with Andrew Kaufteil, Senior Director, Growth & Partnerships @ Cooper

Success Story

University of Connecticut

Rejuvenating alumni giving streams


Nov 28

Design is the Liberal Arts of Tech

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