Andy Duran has been the chief executive of LEAD since May 2012. In the past 8 years, Andy has taken LEAD from a small community organization into a Nationally recognized prevention organization that offers programs and services all over the country. One of his biggest accomplishments is the development of Text-A-Tip, a 24/7 crisis text line that is now available to more than 10 million people. Andy speaks hundreds of times per year in schools, churches and communities across the United States.
Andy was recently elected to the Lake Bluff School District 65 Board of Education, where he is currently serving in his first term.