My Story

Craig McAndrews is an accomplished business executive with 27 years of experience in sales leadership, corporate education and C-level responsibility.  Most recently, Craig served as the Chief Strategy Officer at Houston based Mattress Firm, where he was responsible for developing strategic plans for stores and the online business.  Prior to that, he served in a variety of senior leadership roles including Chief Merchandising Officer, and Chief Learning Officer.  Craig also lived the life of an entrepreneur as co-founder and operator of a retail consulting firm, and a chain of mattress retail stores.  Currently, he shares his experience at the University of Houston, as a Professor in the Marketing Department.  Craig is passionate about leadership development, writing, and teaching.  He has written frequently for publications such as Sleep Saavy, Ministry in the Marketplace, and Coach’s Corner.  He lives in Friendswood, Texas with his wife April, and their two boys, Ben and Nate.