Andy Tharp

Director of Business Development, Karis Health Choice

Growing up in a loving family with 11 siblings, Andy was “trained” from an early age to contribute, serve and help others.   These early learnings carried into his career and in focusing on helping others.   Andy brings significant knowledge and experience in working with churches and other faith-based organizations.   As Director of Business Development for Karis Health Choice, Andy is committed to making healthcare work for churches and their employees.

Prior to joining the Karis team, he worked with a leading health care sharing organization, Samaritan Ministries International, where he served as Assistant Manager of Member Services. Prior to working with the Ministry, Andy worked for a small church in North Georgia helping it grow and prosper among a rural community.

Andy’s early career, included working at State Farm Insurance in their Corporate Office in Bloomington, Illinois and working as a graphic designer in his Father’s business.

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Favorite Book
The Bible

Favorite Weekend Activity
Spending time with my wife and kids, playing golf, being outdoors.

Favorite Quote
Philippians 4:13 – I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.