Andy Hansen has stepped into the role of Senior Relationship Officer after serving CIY as president of the organization for 15 years. He first joined the ministry of CIY in 1985. He served as director of conferences for 19 years before being appointed to the role of president in 2004 by CIY’s board of trustees. Prior to CIY, Andy was the associate minister in charge of youth for 10 years at Kentwood Christian Church in Grand Rapids, MI. Andy and his wife, Marcia, are the proud parents of three children – Bryce, Christina, and Jeremy – and have five grandchildren – Parker, Sydney, Ella, Avery and Zachary. Andy is a graduate of Great Lakes Christian College and Cincinnati Bible Seminary. His passion is to see thousands of youth touched for Christ and using their gifts for the Kingdom. A few of his favorite Bible passages that direct his life are: Jeremiah 29:11-13, Psalm 5:12, Psalm 34:1-4, Isaiah 41:10, Romans 15:13, 1 Corinthians 4:20 and Philippians 4:4-7. He is also a huge Michigan Wolverine fan!