Garfinkel, Andrew David was born on January 14, 1950 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of Herman Charles and Pearl Joy (Wenger) G. Bachelor of Arts, State University of New York-Stony Brook, 1971.
Master of Arts, University Rochester, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy., Georgetown University, 1978. Project director McCollum/Spirlman & Company, Great Neck, New York, 1977-1978.
Research associate Yankelovich, Skelly & White, Incorporated, New York York City, 1978-1980. Assistant secretary, project supervisor Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company, New York City, 1980-1983. Research associate Ross-Cooper Associates, Inc., Teaneck, New Jersey, 1983-1985.
Marketing research project director Decisions Center, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1985.