Meet Our Directors

Hank Andrews

Hank Andrews

Chairperson / Director
(Board election - August 2016)

Henry L. (Hank) Andrews, Jr., is a founding member and the Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Verus Research (formerly XL Scientific, LLC). Previously, Hank held executive positions with BBA Aviation, Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), and Eclipse Aviation.

Prior to his commercial aerospace career, Hank served for 27 years in the U.S. Air Force, having twice been a wing commander and the installation commander of Kirtland Air Force Base. He retired as a colonel.

In the community, Hank served for five years on two Bernalillo County boards. He joined the NMVIC Board as a Director in 2016 and was elected Chair of the Board in 2017.  Hank also serves on the Boards of the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce and Albuquerque Economic Development

A graduate of Syracuse University, Hank also holds graduate degrees from Louisiana Tech University and the National Defense University and has attended executive education at Duke University, Emory University, Northwestern University, and the Center for Creative Leadership. He is co-author and co-editor of the book Security in Korea: War, Stalemate and Negotiation, and has also been published in Airpower Journal.