The Black Public Relations Society-New York, founded in 1989, has named Phil Andrews as president.

Phil AndrewsPhil Andrews

Andrews is president of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. and is a two-term past president of the 100 Black Men of Long Island, which focuses on educational opportunities, promotes economic empowerment and addresses health disparities.

Andrews is also the founder of P.A. Public Relations.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Andrews served in the US Navy and Army Reserves and had a nearly twenty-year career in law enforcement.

“We look forward to hosting a variety of informative panels, workshops, and events geared towards opening the doors of access to more Black PR professionals in the PR industry,” Andrews said.

For more information on the programs and activities of BPRS-NY visit