Campaign links: Andy Dulin (R-NC-9)
Andy Thomas Dulin
Andy Dulin Congressional Candidate North Carolina District 9
Biography of Andy Dulin from Andy Dulin for Congress
Andy Dulin is a conservative Republican representing the citizens of District 6 on the Charlotte City Council. Elected in 2005, Andy is serving his fourth term where he is strong conservative voice and advocate for taxpayers. Andy prides himself on providing superior constituent service in District 6. He routinely meets with neighborhood groups and HOAs to work on community safety and hear constituents voice their concerns. Andy is proud to have a reputation for responding to email within 24 hours and phone calls within 36 hours or less.
Andy was born on August 10, 1959 in Heidelberg, Germany, where his father, Dr. Thomas Dulin, a well-respected Charlotte physician, was stationed while in the United States Army. The Dulin family returned to Charlotte shortly after Andy was born.
Andy fondly recalls growing up, ‘Down on Highway 51’ where his family owned a small farm. Andy attended both public and private schools while growing up in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, including Charlotte Latin. Upon graduation, Andy attended Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. In 1984, He earned a BS degree in Travel and Tourism with a minor in Marketing.
Experience : Andy Dulin understands the demands and responsibilities as both a small business owner and as an entrepreneur. Returning to Charlotte, Andy went to work in the commercial building industry, working in business development and project management.
In the 1990s, Andy owned and operated a Krystal Burger franchise off South Boulevard where he managed 85 employees, many of whom he recruited from downtown homeless shelters. Andy knows how to meet a payroll, what it means to be responsible for your employees, and how higher taxes hurt small business.
Currently, Andy Dulin is a real estate broker with Cottingham-Chalk-Hays where he sells residential real estate in the Charlotte Metro area.
Tradition of Public Service : Andy’s family roots run deep in North Carolina. His ancestors, including Sugar Dulin, first moved to Mecklenburg County in the 1700’s to trade and farm. Civic involvement is a family tradition in the Dulin Family. His great grandfather, Louis Anderson, served on the first Charlotte City Council to install the City Manager form of government (1929-31).
Andy is actively involved in Charlotte having served as past member of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Zoning Board of Adjustment, a founding board member and subsequent Chairman of Second String Santas–a local Christmas charity, a board member of the Harris YMCA–where he led a capital campaign, Y-Guides, a member of the Goodfellas Club, and a former coach of both Little League baseball and youth soccer.
In 2003, Andy earned a fellowship with the Institute of Political Leadership. He is also a graduate of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Leadership School.
Family and Marriage: Andy is married to wife Cathy for 20 years; They have three sons, AJ, age 18, Conner, age 15, and Tommy, age 12. Andy enjoys activities with his wife and sons including: travel, swimming, biking, running, snow-skiing, and golf. The Dulins are active members of Myers Park Presbyterian Church and make their home in the Barclay Downs neighborhood.