Andy Withers spent essentially his entire career of 37 years as an Electrical Engineer and Manager in and around Raleigh, NC. Most of his work has been in the telecom industry. Andy would still be working but for a recent layoff after 10 years with the same company. In recent years he has become interested in politics, as a strong supporter of the FairTax and all things Tea Party. He's had several Op-Ed pieces published by the Raleigh News and Observer.