Andy Heise is a Managing Director in the Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and an Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Henry W. Bloch School of Management. He is Adjunct Instructor in the Entrepreneurial Studies Minor at Kansas City Art Institute where he coordinates the curriculum and instruction for the minor.

In 2020, Andy co-founded Arts Entrepreneurship Podcast: Making Art Work, a podcast dedicated to sharing stories of how artists have created their own paths to sustainable careers. He is an upright bassist and has played with symphonies, jazz ensembles, and rock bands. He also has experience in recording, mixing, and mastering audio.