Andy Schaer

USCJ International President

Andy Schaer is USCJ International President. Prior to this he served as USCJ Vice President and Treasurer. He currently serves on the Roadmap and Budget and Finance committees. Previously, Andy was a member of the Central District Council.

Professionally, Andy is a founding principal of Tusk Development, a boutique commercial real estate development firm. He began his career with Ketchum Advertising and then became Senior Vice President of Marketing for PrintCafe Software, which was acquired by Foster City, CA based Electronics For Imaging, Inc (EFI).

Andy also serves as Vice Chairman of the Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle, an independent weekly news service. With the belief that information can connect and strengthen a fragmented community, Andy was among those instrumental in helping the Chronicle transition from a limited circulation paid newspaper to a free publication supported by donations, grants and advertising.

Andy resides in Pittsburgh with his wife Judy Balk and is the proud father of three awesome children.


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