Andrew Hoan is President and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, a position he has held since December 2016. The Chamber is one of New York’s largest business advocacy and economic development organizations, with over 2,100 members.
He previously served in the Office of Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, overseeing capital funding. Hoan has also raised corporate support for Volunteers of America, the city’s largest provider of homeless services, and worked with the New York Legal Assistance Group as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer. He has served on the boards of numerous organizations, including the New York City Economic Development Corporation, and is currently on the boards of the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger and Dancewave, Inc. He is an avid rock climber.
He has a bachelor’s in economics from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s in urban planning from New York University. Hoan was confirmed as the Brooklyn Chamber’s next Acting President and CEO on December 6, 2016.
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is the largest and fastest-growing Chamber of Commerce in New York State. The Chamber was founded in 1918 to promote economic development across the borough and serve as an advocate for its member businesses. Its mission is to promote a robust and healthy business environment in Brooklyn.