Mayor Andrew Bradshaw
Mayor Andrew Bradshaw is a lifelong resident of the Cambridge area. Upon taking office in January, 2021, Mayor Bradshaw became the youngest mayor in the City of Cambridge’s history.
Mayor Bradshaw attended the Pennsylvania State University where he earned degrees in Political Science, History, and Law & Society, as well as a minor certificate in Labor Studies and Employment Relations. He graduated magna cum laude, and was named to the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s oldest, and one of its most prestigious honor societies.
At Penn State, Mayor Bradshaw worked as a government and university administration reporter for the Daily Collegian, Penn State’s student newspaper. As a sub-chair on the University Park Allocation Committee, he led the decision-making for the distribution of a $3.8 million annual budget derived from student activity fee funds.
Bradshaw was named a Maryland Public Service Scholar, and received a prestigious internship in Governor Larry Hogan’s Legislative Office. He also received a Governor’s Citation for his dedication to public service.
Following graduation, Mayor Bradshaw went to work assisting in the growth of his family’s business, Roy Bradshaw’s Body Shop, and he also assisted with the establishment and growth of a sister-business, 1st Choice Environmental Services. Under Mayor Bradshaw’s guidance, the businesses have become great contributors to the Cambridge community, helping to sponsor and grow events in Cambridge and throughout Dorchester County.
Mayor Bradshaw serves as a probationary-active member of Rescue Fire Company and as co-chairman of the Rescue Fire Company Train Garden, a Cambridge tradition for more than eight decades. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance, working to preserve the history of the Handsell site.
Mayor Bradshaw resides in Cambridge’s historic district with his partner, Natalee Tubman, and their two dogs, Stella and Barren.