About Council Member Andrew Hopper Sr.
505 Monroe Street
Shelby, NC 28150
Term: December 2023
Mr. Hopper is a native of Shelby, NC. He retired as a Social Worker Supervisor from the Cleveland County Department of Social Services. He is a retired Command Sergeant Major from the US Army where he received numerous awards and decorations, including the Legion of Merit Medal. Mr. Hopper is a former police officer with the Baltimore, Maryland and the City of Shelby Police Departments. He is a graduate of Green Bethel High School. Mr. Hopper obtained an AA in Police Science from Cleveland Community College and a BA in Psychology from Limestone College. Mr. Hopper is a life member of the Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) and The Disabled American Veterans (DAV). He is the Worshipful Master of Tryon Lodge No. 8 in Shelby, NC. Mr. Hopper is an independent agent with the NC Boxing Commission. He is the Recording Steward at Roberts Tabernacle, CME Church. He and his wife, Brenda, have four children, Dondi, Andrew Jr., Monica and Brian.