Andrew Walter is a former quarterback in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders with the 69th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft. He was also a member of the New England Patriots.
Prior to his NFL career, Andrew played quarterback for his hometown school, Arizona State University (ASU) where he earned a BA in Communication. Andrew completed his collegiate career with numerous Pacific-10 Conference records including, most career touchdowns (85) and most yards passing in a game (536). He also set numerous school records, which include most passing yards (10,616), most completions (777), most touchdowns (85), and total offense (10,142).
After choosing to leave the NFL at age 27, Andrew was the first player to participate in the NFL Player Development Internship Program in commercial real estate at CB Richard Ellis in Phoenix. Andrew then returned to ASU to earn an MBA from the WP Carey School of Business.
Andrew founded and serves as the managing partner of Andrew Walter Holdings, a senior secured business lending firm. He’s undertaking another lending project called Redlands Capital, which will serve as the next generation to his start-up business. Andrew has gained additional underwriting experience as a credit analyst at MidFirst Bank.
A perpetual student of history, economics, and philosophy, Andrew is also learning Mandarin. Andrew continues to build upon his aviation pilot training, which is a Walter family tradition (his grandfather served in the Army Air Corps in WWII and his father has been a commercial pilot for over 30 years).
Andrew also has extensive experience and training in broadcast media and public speaking and serves on the advisory board of Veteran Tickets Organization, a Scottsdale based nonprofit that connects veterans with game, show, and event tickets (all gifts are tax deductible).
Andrew is a member of Redemption Church in Tempe where he met his wife, Inning Chen, an optometrist practicing in Mesa.
Andrew is an Arizona native, born in Scottsdale and currently resides in Congressional District 9.