Andis Kancans

Technical Manager

Andis joins LightSail after three years at Success Academy Charter Schools. Andis held two positions at Success Academy Crown Heights; first as the Operations Coordinator and then as the Business Operations Manager. Prior to his work in education, Andis worked for the Energy Action Coalition in Washington D.C. and then at a boutique real estate law firm in New York. Andis is a graduate of Luther College with a BA in Political Science.

If Andis could be any fictional character from a book, he would be Brian from Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. Brian never gives up, even when it seems like there isn’t any hope! He proves that with ingenuity and a little luck, you can make it through the toughest challenges.