Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Adjunct Faculty Directory

Andrew Ettenhofer

Title/s:  Adjunct Instructor

Email: andrewettenhofer@gmail.com


Andrew Ettenhofer runs his own business development consulting firm that helps clients maximize their sales team, systems, messaging, and strategy. He came to this after many years of selling in the special event industry for a variety of companies on both the planner and the supplier sides. He has a B.A. in Music from Grinnell College and is also a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef, which often gives him a unique perspective on planning events and experiences. His diverse background includes concert promotion, deejaying, private chef, food stylist, video producer, venue sales, multimedia production companies, and more. Besides being adjunct faculty at Loyola, he also teaches and coaches at the Wright Foundation in sales and social/emotional intelligence. He founded and runs the Chicago Craft Beer Networking Group. He is married, has two dogs, and a Colorado native…but has been in Chicago for 20 years now. His hobbies including hiking, traveling, and – big surprise – hosting parties!


B.A. in Music from Grinnell College

Courses Taught

Special Events Planning