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Michael Andel

Michael Andel

Vice President of Congressional Affairs

Michael is a Vice President of Congressional Affairs at the National Association of Benefits and Insurance Professionals (NABIP). Michael has extensive experience in government relations in the private sector and Congress.

Prior to joining NABIP, Michael was a Director of Federal Relations at Aflac. There, he advocated for access to employee benefits, including life, disability, dental, vision, and supplemental health insurance.

Michael has also worked in the US House and Senate. He served as Chief of Staff for Congressman David Scott, where he successfully managed a full team of legislative and congressional casework experts and advised the Congressman on legislative and campaign matters. He also worked for Senator Max Cleland as a legislative assistant and deputy press secretary.

Michael is a graduate of the University of Georgia. He enjoys travel and thinks every town has a unique story to share. He also attempts to unplug from electronic media by spending time outside in nature.

He can be contacted at or 202-595-3697.