Andy Buckley, star of NBCs The Office, kicks off Velosio ASPIRE22.

Andy Buckley served as a Financial Advisor at a major bank, part of a group managing over 400m in personal assets. This provided perfect background material for his fictional role as a CFO.

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    He’s best known for his iconic role as Dunder Mifflin CFO David Wallace on NBC’s hit comedy, “The Office,” but on Wednesday, October 26th, Andy Buckley will give the keynote speech at Velosio’s annual conference, ASPIRE22.

    Andy Buckley served as a Financial Advisor at a major bank for 12 years, part of group managing over 400m in personal assets. At the time of his initial appearance on The Office, he had been working as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch, and had been cast specifically because of his familiarity with the world of corporate finance. He continued to work in the finance industry full-time during his recurring role on The Office.

    What to expect

    Andy’s financial background and comedic role as a fictional CFO will lend a humorous twist on the real-world challenges CFOs face today.  We all need a bit more comedy thrown into our day jobs and Andy is sure to deliver. We will hear insights into his time working in banking and acting on The Office simultaneously and how his leadership approach helped drive growth in all aspects of his life. Get ready for a fun-filled 30 minutes to kick off the day at ASPIRE22.

    About Andy

    His part on The Office led to a number of other Film & TV roles including supporting roles opposite Will Ferrell & Mark Wahlberg in ‘The Other Guys,’ playing the father in the International Blockbuster ‘Jurassic World’ and recently again working opposite Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler & Jeremy Renner in the Warner Brothers comedy ‘The House.’ Other studio movies he’s played supporting roles in include ‘Bridesmaids,’ ‘Life As We Know It,”The Heat,’ ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked,’ the Oscar nominated ‘Lady Bird’ and the upcoming ‘A Million Little Pieces’ with Billy Bob Thornton.

    He’s guest starred on dozens of network shows over the years. Some TV highlights include recurring parts on HBO’s ‘VEEP,’ CBS’ ‘Scorpion,’ Hulu’s ‘Casual,’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ ‘Always Sunny in Philadelphia,’ and for the past 3 years starred on the acclaimed Bravo comedy series ‘Odd Mom Out.’ He recently left his position at the bank.

    He also emcees and speaks at various corporate and charitable events across the country. The mix of his corporate background and ‘The Office’ persona lends an entertaining aspect to these speaking engagements that we will see at ASPIRE.

    Born in Boston, Buckley spent time growing up in St. Louis, Chicago, South Florida. He attended Stanford, where played on the golf team his first two years at school. He’s married with 2 sons and resides in Los Angeles.