Andy Cheng, Board Member, grew up in the Bay Area and has spent many years on the East Coast and in the Midwest. Professionally, his 25+ years of work experience has been primarily focused around marketing, sales, and general management roles within small businesses as well as global organizations. Currently he manages relationships with leading enterprise software development companies. In addition to his day time job, Andy gets a great deal of fulfillment from his volunteer work. He’s had the honor of being board president of his local synagogue. Andy also serves as a board member for Beloved Community (, Be’chol Lashon (, and Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund ( In addition to being a board member of Upstart, he’s also served as a mentor for their Jews of Color Career Development program. Andy has co–authored business case studies and been a business school guest lecturer. He has a B.A. from Boston College and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University. Last but certainly not least, Andy and his family live in the Bay Area.