Andrew Kline directs the Thrift Initiative and Conversations program at the Institute for American Values. Andy graduated from Dartmouth College in 1979, and Yale Divinity School in 1983, and has served for 28 years as an ordained pastor in the Episcopal Church in a wide variety of congregations. He is the author of countless sermons, newsletter articles and a few editorials, most recently, "The Decline and Rise of Thrift" in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Andy heads up the effort to develop an authoritative yet flexible curriculum with accessible resources for teaching thrift in schools, civic organizations, houses of worship and youth organizations. Along with spreading the Good News of Thrift, he currently serves as chaplain to an historic African American congregation in a challenging urban environment. He currently resides in Bryn Mawr, PA.