Andy Choens is a data scientist at Acuitas in Troy, NY. He earned his B.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA and his MSW from SUNY Albany in ALbany, NY. Andy then worked as a program evaluator for Hornby Zeller Associates for seven years working primarily in child welfare, juvenile justive, and elder care. Andy then spent two years at the New York State Department of Health where he led the internal evaluation of the New York State Health Homes initiative. At Acuitas, Andy is responsible for data architecture, reporting, evaluation, and office birthdays. In addition to enjoying books on Bayesian statistics, Andy enjoys mountain enduro biking, downhill skiing, and rock climbing.