Get to Know a Good Neighbor – About Andy Yeoman

Andy Yeoman

Andy Yeoman

Birthplace: Eddyville, Iowa. (Population 965)

Residence: Tilly Mill Neighborhood in Doraville

Occupation: Information Technology and Information Security. Adjuct Professor teaching “Public Administration and the Political Process”

A Love for Education

High School: Eddyville Blakesburg High School

College: Indian Hills College, William Penn University, and Barry University

Highest Degree: Masters in Public Administration from Barry University and Masters in Business Administration with a Specialization in Finance. Andy was the first in his family to go to college, and the first to go to graduate school.

Volunteer: TRIO/Upward Bound. This program provides mentoring and support to low-income students whose parents did not go to college. Andy participated in the program as a student in 1997 and continues to be engaged with it today.

Civic Engagement

2023 – Andy Yeoman was Re-elected as a City Council Member in Doraville. Andy represented District 1 and was elected at-large. During his time on the city council, he was a progressive champion of democratic causes, issues of social justice, housing affordability, and the environment and sustainability.

2020 – Appointed Director for the Downtown Doraville Development Authority. Andy was instrumental in turning the long-abandoned General Motors plant into its current state of redevelopment. The site has become a stain on the city with multiple false starts and broken promises. Andy was also instrumental in breaking through the final challenges on the redevelopment of the K-Mart property on Buford Highway. Additionally, the Lumen Doraville project was on life support in 2019 and he worked with the developer and the Development Authority to get it on track and break ground in December 2021.

2019 – Elected as a City Council Member in Doraville

2017 – Appointed Chairman of the City of Doraville Planning Commission

2009 – Homeowner Association Board

Together, we will make the heart of DeKalb beat more vibrantly, for everyone, for many years to come.