"Dr. Downs has an exceptional ability to analyze a situation, identify issues, research and suggest solutions. Proper research of a situation is critical to developing real solutions to organizational issues. Andy is able to cut through the clutter and help create meaningful change."
"I have had the good fortune to know and work with Andy Downs for over 25 years.
Andy demonstrated over and over again the grit, determination, and leadership to tackle tough problems.
I saw his intelligence and even-tempered talents first-hand when he served as Chief of Staff for the city of Fort Wayne.
Andy also took on critical roles as a transformative leader for other major departments.
Andy Downs is a creative thinker, excellent communicator, researcher and writer."
"Andy is the foremost expert on Indiana politics. What is particularly impressive is how comfortable Andy makes others feel as he shares his extensive knowledge. He is able to almost instantly understand the level of knowledge another person has and speak directly and respectfully to that level. It is truly a gift that few experts have. And when combined with his humor and stories, I can and have listened to him for hours."
" Dr. Andrew Downs partnered with Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana to gain better data about the needs of people with cancer in our community. We are grateful, not only for his diligence and insightful guidance, but also for his dedication to ensuring we could gain meaningful and actionable information despite a limited budget. His invaluable work helped Cancer Services develop strategies that are dramatically increasing the impact of our services, especially for underserved populations. Because of his work, vulnerable families impacted by cancer have better access to effective support services "