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Meet Our Founders: Andrew McKinnon


Andrew McKinnon


Published December 9, 2021

As part of our ‘Meet Our Founders’ series today, we introduce Andrew McKinnon, cofounder of Acta Solutions based in Chapel Hill, NC. Acta Solutions helps municipal governments deliver concierge-level customer service to residences at a lower cost per customer served by streamlining communication workflows.

Q: Andrew, What problem are you trying to solve and what influenced you to start your company?

A: The generally poor user experience that residents are often faced when trying to access services from government. Navigating big bureaucracies and complicated interfaces means that a lot of residents don’t get access to services they need and/or are left feeling frustrated after interacting with the government. This pain-point and the desire to solve it combined with the experience of our team in local government led to the founding of Acta.

Q: What is your favorite productivity app?

A: Notion – great for note taking and organizing thoughts. I would be lost without the palace of notes I’ve built on this app.

Q: What other passions do you have besides your business?

A: Outside of business I love playing pick up basketball and making music. I’ve played the saxophone for some time, but during the pandemic I started on the journey of learning piano! I’m still pretty bad but get a lot of joy from playing and the learning process.

While visiting Chapel Hill, Andrew recommends:

  • Gourmet Kingdom in downtown Chapel Hill for the best Chinese food NC

Support Andrew and Acta Solutions by:

  • Making an introduction to meet and network with folks in the local government world.