Andy Noorda has a long history as a philanthropist, following in the footsteps of his father and mother, the late Ray and Tye Noorda, founders of the Ray and Tye Noorda Foundation (RTNF), where Andy serves as trustee. Ray Noorda was the CEO of Novell Networks, one of the highest impact technology companies of the 20th century. The life-changing experiences CBD-rich therapeutics delivered for his 14 year-old son with cerebral palsy led Andy to co-found Wholistic Research and Education Foundation, a public non-profit (501c3), dedicated to CBD research, education and advocacy, where she serves as Chairman. Additionally, Andy is a co-founder of Mana Artisan Botanics, an organic CBD infusions company. Andy has deep connections to serving the community through RTNF and also as Managing Member of the Noorda Collage of Osteopathy Medicine, Board Member of the Utah Sports Commission, University of Utah Center for Medical Innovation, the Utah Valley University (UVU) Performing Arts Advisory Council. Andy holds a B.A. from Brigham Young University (BYU).