Andrew, a native of Boston, MA, is an experienced financier and entrepreneur focused on sports, fitness, media and related consumer technologies.
He is a founding partner at CookShop Foundry, a start-up studio that ideates, builds and operates mass-market consumer technologies. CookShop Foundry’s founding partners includes Steven Starker, founder of BTIG and co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks.
In 2014, Andrew became special advisor to Riccardo Silva and a Vice President of MP & Silva, the world’s largest privately-owned sports media rights company specializing in the management and distribution of world-class sports properties including English Premier League, Serie A, Formula 1, NFL and NBA.
Andrew is an owner and Consigliere at Bologna Football Club 1909 with partners Joey Saputo (Chairman and lead investor), owner of the MLS’s Montreal Impact, and Tony Rizza, Managing Director at Columbus Circle Investors.
Andrew founded, owned and served for 6 years as Chief Executive Officer and GM of the Tampa Bay Rowdies professional soccer club. Andrew led the Rowdies to the 2012 NASL Soccer Bowl Championship title. Andrew was a founding member of the North American Soccer League (NASL), serving two years on the NASL Executive Committee. In December 2013, he and his partners sold a controlling stake in the club and currently retains a minority ownership.
Previously, Andrew co-founded and was Managing Director of boutique venture firm Citrus Ventures, which focused on M&A, private placement advisory services, and managed separate accounts on behalf of high-net worth clients and institutions.
Andrew graduated from Boston University with a degree in Finance.