Andrew Paven


Andy specializes in crisis communications, corporate communications, public initiatives and campaigns, and media relations, and combines with that Federal, state and municipal governmental relations.

Andy brings more than 30 years’ experience in managing complex programs for a broad range of clients.

Andy skillfully navigates multifaceted projects, often in support of on-going or anticipated litigation, requiring crisis communications and reputation management. He also represents clients before the legislative and executive branches in Washington, DC, and developers and contractors on community relations and development initiatives that require government permitting. 

Previously, Andy was a part of O’Neill and Associates, which merged with Seven Letter in 2020. Prior to joining O’Neill and Associates, Andy was in charge of government, media and community relations for the Central Artery/Tunnel Project for Bechtel, Inc, aka the Big Dig. Prior to his role at Bechtel, he worked at the highest levels of government and politics as communications director for Clinton Administration cabinet secretaries and in the US Senate. 

Andy has three grown daughters and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.