Chief Operating Officer

Andrew Schmidtke

Andrew Schmidtke joined Global in August 2022 as Chief Operating Officer. His responsibilities include New Accounts, Customer Support, Company Support and Transactions Management.

With a builder mindset, Andrew is focused on delivering service excellence while pursuing enhanced partner integration, client experience and product diversification.  In his previous role as Vice President of Enterprise Compliance and Risk Management for Freedom Financial, Andrew had the responsibility of overseeing production, quality, and compliance activities.  During his time there, he identified ways to improve efficiency and enhance customer experience, while ensuring rigorous compliance and managing risks to the business.

In addition to his proven track record in the Debt Settlement space, Andrew brings deep consumer lending experience and expertise from his prior role with JP Morgan.  His experience in consumer lending spans critical areas including operations, account origination and recovery. 

In each of his previous roles, Andrew has championed for a strong, teamwork forward company culture.  He understands the importance of empowerment and seeks to ensure that employees have the tools and resources necessary to be successful personally and professionally. 

In his spare time, Andrew is active in the community serving as a board member for the Down Syndrome Network of Arizona, volunteering with Special Olympics of Arizona, as well as many other community organizations. He continues to play sports regularly and especially enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and five children.


Kurt Grossheim
Favorite quote:

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

– Maya Angelou