OUR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Brett Andrews

Brett Andrews currently serves as the CEO of Positive Resource Center (PRC), a 30-year-old San Francisco-based nonprofit organization that provides culturally appropriate legal benefits counseling and employment services to people disabled by mental health conditions or HIV/AIDS. PRC recently merged with AIDS Emergency Fund (AEF) an emergency financial assistance provider for low-income residents disabled by HIV/AIDS and Baker Places (BP), a local nonprofit which provides a comprehensive array of residential treatment services to people with mental health, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS-related issues. The merged organization has a budget of $21 million, a staff of 255 and will annually will serve approximately 5,000 people by bringing multiple, like-minded services "under one roof" and placing clients' needs front and center.

Before joining PRC, Brett served as the Executive Director of Los Angeles Team Mentoring, Inc. (LATM), a nonprofit agency that matched deserving middle school youth to quality mentors. Previous to his work with LATM, Brett served as the Executive Director of Kids n' U, Inc., a New York City-based nonprofit youth serving organization sponsored by Michael Kors. 

Brett has over 25 years of nonprofit executive management experience. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from George Washington University.  Currently, Brett is a member of the San Francisco HIV/AIDS Provider Network, the San Francisco Human Services Network and the Mayor's CBO Taskforce. He also serves on the Board of the National Working Positive Coalition. Additionally, Brett is a former San Francisco Ethics Commissioner and a former Rockwood Leadership Institute Fellow. In 2016 Brett received the Association of Fundraising Professionals Spirit of Philanthropy Award. Most recently he received the 2017 Imperial Court of San Francisco Bob Cramer Humanitarian Award and the San Francisco Pride Celebration's Heritage of Pride Award.