D`Andre Gooden is a writer's Block Alumni who performed in various writers Block Productions such as a “Road to Home” and “Hour Glass” in 2007. D`Andre earned his Business Administration Degree in Marketing at the University of Hartford Barney School of business. The last 5 years he has successfully led sales teams in the solar power industry in Hartford, New Haven and New London County. As the newest member of the Board, D’Andre is eager to bring his expertise and passion for the WB mission. He believes that more youth need to experience the culture and personal growth that he experienced from the WB program.