Andy Walston is Vice President of Finance. He originally joined the agency as an Accounting Assistant in 2011, returned as a Staff Accountant in 2016 and became Controller in 2017. He was promoted to Vice President in July 2021. He manages the Agency’s Finance team, budgets, and all billing and accounting functions.
He is a graduate of Wichita State University and has a degree in Accounting. He has valuable experience in auditing for not-for-profits and government which assist him with Rainbows’ many funding streams.
Andy says his favorite part of working at Rainbows is all the wonderful, dedicated people who believe in children with special needs and their families. A genuine team player, he volunteers at fundraising events and enjoys seeing children when they parade through Kids’ Point.
“Andy’s knowledge of grants and other funding sources has been instrumental in moving Rainbows forward,” said Deb Voth, President. “His accounting background and auditing experience have been valuable to the Agency.”
When he’s not helping Rainbows’ be financially fit, he can be found in the kitchen making meals for his family and attending the activities of his twin daughters.
Andy is married to Sarah and they have 2 daughters, Abby and Haley.