About Andy Wells

P. O. Box 729 • Hickory, NC 28603 • Direct Work Phone: 828-322-7169 • andy@andywells.org

Andy Wells (W. Andrew Wells, Jr.) is owner of Prism Development in Hickory. Prism develops and brokers a variety of real estate projects including banks, office buildings, retail, apartments and mixed-use communities in the Hickory MSA. Prism manages commercial property, homeowners associations and apartments. Prism related companies own real estate investments throughout the 96th District.

Wells served in 2012-2014 as President of the (11-county) Piedmont Council Boy Scouts of America (Eagle Scout), previously served as Chairman of the YMCA of Catawba Valley and is a member the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce. He serves on the board of directors of the John Locke Foundation.

Wells is currently serving as member of the N.C. House for the 96th District (northwestern Catawba County) for the term 2013-2014.  He is running, unopposed, for the North Carolina State Senate for the 42nd District.

Wells has served as Chairman of the North Carolina Federation of Young Republicans and Chairman of the 10th District Republican Party.

Previously a furniture manufacturing manager, Wells received two engineering degrees from N.C. State University after graduating from Hickory High School.

Wells is a native of Virginia and has lived in Hickory (96th NC House district) since 1969. He is an active member of First Presbyterian Church.

He is married (37 years) to Suzanne Deal Wells and they have three grown children.