Andrew Weinschenk is the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Counter Threat Finance and Sanctions. In this capacity, Mr. Weinschenk leads the Office of Economic Sanctions Policy and Implementation and the Office of Threat Finance Countermeasures.
Previously, he had served as the Director of the Office of Threat Finance Countermeasures, the Deputy Director of the Office of Terrorist Finance and Economic Sanctions Policy, and Executive Assistant and Senior Adviser to several Assistant Secretaries of State for Economic and Business Affairs. He was a Brookings Institution Legislative Fellow on the staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in 2004 and a Senior Adviser for International Technology Policy in the Office of the Vice President of the United States in 1999. He joined the State Department in 1996 as a Presidential Management Fellow and originally served in the Office of International Communications and Information Policy.
Mr. Weinschenk is a career member of the State Department’s civil service. He is a graduate of the National War College (M.S.), Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (M.A.), and Brown University (A.B.). He also is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).