Important message about the COVID-19 Coronavirus

In an effort to care for all of our personnel, families, and mission around the world, EMI has been taking a number of steps in response to the progress of COVID-19.

Location-specific Crisis Management Teams are now in place to monitor COVID developments, inform, and care for EMI personnel. All official EMI travel (including project travel) has been cancelled or postponed and no new travel plans are being prepared until further notice. EMI’s worldwide offices are in varying states of closure with personnel working remotely or from home as they are able.

We continue to actively monitor the situation and will respond to new information affecting our worldwide ministry and teams. We view the COVID-19 Coronavirus an opportunity to live out the gospel and our faith in Jesus through the ministry of EMI.

Andy Engebretson

Project Manager | Electrical Engineer
EMI USA
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Joined EMI: April 2008
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Professional Training & Experience

  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 2003
  • BS, Mathematics, Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN 2003
  • PE, Electrical Engineering, Minnesota 2008

The summer before graduating from the University of Minnesota, Andy did an internship with EMI.  After graduation, he spent 5 years working as a power and controls engineer at Loram Maintenance of Way in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Andy joined EMI staff in 2008.

Ministry Experience

Having grown up as a missionary kid in Africa, Andy entered college wanting to study something that would enable him to take the gospel to places where Christ is not preached.  He studied engineering because he enjoyed maths and sciences and knew engineering services were needed and welcomed anywhere in the world.  Andy joined the EMI staff to be a part of the team starting the EMI office to serve the Middle East and North Africa.

Family

Andy and Megan have been married for 10 years and have 4 delightful children - David (2013), Abigail (2015), William (2016) and Olivia (2019).  Megan is a teacher, photographer, homeschooler and all-around super-mom and wife.