Andy Gardiner, Senior Vice President of External Affairs and Community Relations,  joined  Orlando Health in June 2008. He oversees the strategy for corporate external affairs and is responsible for all community and business relations activities for the organization. Previously, Mr. Gardiner was the president of the Apopka Chamber of Commerce, a position he held for ten years. Mr. Gardiner is a former member of the Florida State Senate. He served as President of the Senate for 2015-2016. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Stetson University (1992).  Mr. Gardiner’s professional memberships include the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission Governor’s Council, the Central Florida Partnership Board of Directors,  Central Florida Commission on Homelessness Board of Directors, LIFT Orlando Board of Directors, YMCA Metro Board of Directors and the Orlando Museum of Art Board of Trustees.