Andy has over 15 years of experience overseeing staffing and HR programs for start-ups in the multimedia and financial services industries as well as established firms in the financial services industry. Andy is a process and procedure specialist. In start-up/acquisition mode, he has proven success identifying and implementing new systems and policies, and bringing new personnel onboard.
When working with existing systems and programs, his experience identifying, updating and/or replacing existing systems and procedures has led to improvements in quality as well as cost savings to his employers. Prior to joining GrowthPlay, Andy’s experience includes serving as Vice President of Human Resources and Operations for Time Out Chicago, Head of Human Resources Business Partners for Morningstar and Director of Talent Management for Havas Worldwide. He started his career working in HR for Citibank and Banco Popular. He has extensive HR experience as well in the HR aspects emanating from merger and acquisition activity. Andy holds a B.S. degree in Organizational Communication from the University of Nebraska. In 2012, Andy received certification from Northwestern University in Mediation and Dispute Resolution.