Andrew D. PitcairnPitcairn Family Council Chair
A fourth-generation family member, Andrew actively serves as Chair of the Pitcairn Family Council. Established in 1982, The Pitcairn Family Council is a platform for recognizing talent, educating family members, identifying and implementing solutions for connectedness, and interfacing directors, management and owners. After serving as both member and co-Chair, Andrew was appointed Family Council Chair in 2010. Additionally, Andrew is a member of the Pitcairn Board of Directors, co-trustee of Pitcairn family trusts, chair of the Nominating Committee and an advisory member to the Capital and Governance Committees.
Recognized as a published author and passionate speaker, Andrew regularly serves as an expert at family office and family business forums and conferences on topics related to family council and engaging the next generation.
Andrew’s desire for knowledge and growth lead to the creation of Family Council Concepts, a collaborative peer group of eight family council chairs whose discussions cover the challenges, concerns, and successes of multi-generational families with current and post-operating companies.
Growing up outside of Philadelphia, Andrew attended Temple University and completed the Cannon Trust Fundamentals course. He is a Trustee on the Meadowbrook School Board of Directors, as well as a member of the Advisory Board at St. Joseph’s University Haub School of Business.
In his spare time, Andrew enjoys riding his Triumph motorcycle throughout Bucks County, Pennsylvania and sporting clay shooting with his cousins. With family being one of his core values, many of Andrew’s most cherished moments include spending time with his wife and daughter, as well as, friends and family.