- Category: Rising Stars in Technology
- Number of years working in your current industry: 15
- Undergrad degree/university: Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Entrepreneurial management/ University of Minnesota
For 15 years, Andrew Potasek, principal at Wipfli LLP, has worked to help nonprofit organizations increase their impact on the communities they serve. He helps organizations streamline their processes and align technology to their business objectives.
Recently, Potasek designed neighbor-helping-neighbor applications with nonprofits to help fight against COVID-19 for individuals in need of food, clothing and other resources. Potasek also partnered with multiple nonprofits throughout Wisconsin to help support programs such as senior delivery services and client services for at-risk populations.
In addition, he volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America, the Microsoft Partner Technology steering committee and Wipfli’s nonprofit client advisory board.
Potaske was a member of the team that won the Microsoft Global Nonprofit Partner of the Year award in 2021. He has led the alignment of nonprofit technology leaders across Wipfli to provide comprehensive solutions to nonprofits focused on human-centered design organizational strategic goals.
“Andy personifies the essential qualities of an influencer and great leader: vision, Integrity, self-awareness, learning agility, humility and the ability to bring people together around a common vision,” said Kathleen DuBois, principal at Wipfli.