Andy guides private equity clients through all stages of the M&A lifecycle, assessing potential acquisition targets, leading cross-functional separation and integration management offices, and leading initiatives to identify and deliver value within individual portfolios.
Through extensive project experience across a variety of industries, Andy has honed deep skills in IT and operations due diligence and synergy modeling, operating model design, ERP implementation, and integration and separation execution.
A 2019 recipient of the M&A Advisory Emerging Leaders award, Andy provides skillful mentorship to our Minneapolis M&A team, as well as our Merger and Integration Center of Excellence.
Andy joined West Monroe from Deloitte Consulting. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master’s degree from the University of Michigan.
Outside of work, Andy is a devoted husband and father. His free time pursuits include watching college football and exploring Minneapolis’ diverse restaurants and running trails. Always creative and resourceful, Andy once saved the lives of four boaters on the Mississippi River using only a steak knife.
Andy’s relentless focus on value creation helps him achieve tangible client wins. He led technology integration for a 160,000-person security services company, capturing $5 million in annual synergies. Through the merger of two digital education publishers, Andy identified $65 million in annual synergies.