Andrew has a long history of in-house operations leadership and has specialized in portfolio company operations and value creation for more than a decade. His operations experience spans many industries and company stages. Before joining QSA as founding President in 2020, Andrew was Senior Vice President for portfolio operations at MacAndrews & Forbes, a firm that operates an array of businesses ranging from global leaders in cosmetics to biotechnology and military equipment. Before that, he was Managing Director and Head of North America Portfolio Operations at Värde Partners, a $16B global alternative investment firm, where he focused on specialty finance, commercial real estate servicing, residential mortgage, and natural resources companies and was a Board Member of many of these companies. And before that, he was Senior Principal at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) Capstone Asia, where he led business and operations transformation at portfolio companies in the consumer, industrial manufacturing, retail, and media sectors.
Before turning to private equity operations, Andrew held operating leadership roles with General Electric, Danaher Corporation, UnitedHealth Group and Summit Global Group, where he was CFO and COO.
Andrew received a BA in business administration from Beloit College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.