FOUNDER & MANAGING PARTNER
Andy has more than 30 years of experience in consulting, investment banking , business development, raising venture capital and investing in early and mid-stage companies.
He has co-founded a number of venture capital funds, the most recent being Arctaris Income Fund which provided innovative royalty mezzanine funding to over a dozen middle market companies in which Arctaris was the lead investor, with additional institutional investors participating. He also co-founded Brook Venture Fund II, a $100M SBIC, and Brook Fund I, a $35M venture capital and co-investment fund. Further, Andy formed more than 15 sidecar LP’s that co-invested with the funds he managed.
Andy was a partner with Downer & Co. where he established and managed the sell-side practice of this Boston and Paris based transatlantic M&A firm. He served as President of Equifax Research, a division of Equifax where he led 3 acquisitions as well as oversaw the development of the insurance industry’s first AI-based underwriting system. Andy also served as Manager of the Corporate Development Practice at Arthur D. Little where he assisted developed diversification and growth strategies for their clients, while also developing entry strategies for European firms expanding into the U.S. market.
Andy serves as a mentor with MassChallenge; as a member of the Small Business Association of New England; and as a director of the New England Venture Capital Association. He founded and was president of the Boston chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth and is an advisor to YoungStartup which holds venture events in Boston, New York and California.
He has authored several white papers on royalty financing and raising capital and is a frequent speaker on venture capital and corporate finance. He currently or previously has served on numerous boards of several companies.
Andy holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Clarkson University and an MBA from Tuck School at Dartmouth College.
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