Andrew Borans

Executive Director, Alpha Epsilon Pi

Andrew S. Borans was appointed as executive director of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity and as executive vice president of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Foundation in 2005. During his thirty-four year history with the fraternity, Borans has held several professional and volunteer positions in the organization.

In 1980, Borans began a 10-year stint working for AEPi, overseeing its growth from 57 chapters to 109 chapters. In 1990, Borans went into the private sector and founded a successful New Jersey-based sportswear and apparel company. After selling his business in 1998, Borans returned to AEPi, charged with stewarding the organization’s development into the 21st century.

Borans is actively involved in a number of national and international Jewish causes including the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations (COP) B’nai B’rith, Hillel and Chabad. He also currently serves as a member of the board   of governors of B’nai B’rith International, and was a founding member of the steering committee for the Israel on Campus Coalition.

Borans has been the recipient of several awards for his tireless dedication to Israel and commitment to the Jewish people. He is a noted authority on the Jewish student experience on university campuses, and is called upon regularly for his unique perspective. Most recently, he was invited by Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs to discuss the branding of Israel on North American university campuses. Originally born in Boston, and raised in South Florida, Borans resides in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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