Andrew Schock

Georgia State Director, Conservation Acquisition


Andrew SchockAndrew is part of the team working to secure a 200,000-acre conservation easement that promotes longleaf pine restoration in southern Alabama and the panhandle of Florida. 

With The Conservation Fund since 2003, Andrew has worked to protect thousands of acres of vital habitat, including parks and greenspace throughout the Metro Atlanta area and throughout Georgia and Alabama.

Before his time at The Conservation Fund, Andrew was with the National Wildlife Federation as the Southeastern Center Director managing the field office in Atlanta. He also spent time at The Nature Conservancy where he completed real estate transactions to protect biodiversity and assisted with the establishment of the botanical inventory at Ft. Stewart in Georgia. Other past affiliations include, The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission as a District Wildlife Biologist and The Department of Defense as a Biological Technician working on endangered species management at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Andrew has an M.B.A. from Kennesaw State University and a B.S. in Zoology (Wildlife Science) from North Carolina State University.

Contact: aschock@conservationfund.org 404-221-0405 

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