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Andy Curliss

National Director for Strategic Initiatives, SAS


Andy Curliss was a leader in the pork industry from 2016 to 2021, working for the North Carolina Pork Council and Smithfield Foods. He joined SAS Institute, a technology company that specializes in analytics, in 2021 and provides executive-level counsel across a range of subjects, including agriculture and life sciences. Curliss served as both a longtime investigative reporter and state government editor at the News and Observer, focusing on government affairs.


B.A. Communications University of Toledo

M.S. Business Administration East Carolina University