Andrew has deep expertise in valuation techniques for hard-to-value securities, which he developed while working at AEP Capital (private equity) and Houlihan Lokey (portfolio valuation). During these five years, he applied the knowledge he gained to his own startup ventures, Sports Scene and Ostrich. Andrew enjoys the freedom and variety that comes with freelancing, and he can be counted on to deliver high-quality work in a timely fashion.
Conducted quarterly valuations for over 100 positions held by clients in debt and equity of subject companies worth anywhere from $5 million up to as much as $10 billion.
Advised clients holding complex securities, explaining valuation methodologies and results.
Gained experience working across a wide variety of industries with specific expertise in SaaS, infrastructure, and real estate.
Participated in two successful pitches for business as part of the presenting team and built several other successful pitch decks.
Collaborated with the tax and financial reporting teams on fairness opinions for deals worth as much as $5.1 billion.
Created a taxonomy for the portfolio valuation process to be used as training material for new hires.
Focus areas: Competitor Analysis & Profiling, Comparable Company Analysis, Three Statement Operating Model, Client Briefing, Pitch Preparation, Financial Modeling, Loan Valuation, Valuation Modeling, Equity Valuation, Financial Analysis, Direct to Consumer, Three-statement Modeling, Offer Evaluation, Transaction Comparables, Asset Valuation, 409A Valuation, Banking & Finance, Financial Services, Distressed/Special Situations, Debt Financing, Due Diligence, Software as a Service (SaaS)
CEO and Co-founder
2013 - 2018
Created and co-founded Sports Scene, providing large, framed photographic montages to colleges to be presented to student-athletes, usually as a graduation gift or for winning competitions.
Worked with three colleges in Central Florida, designing and producing montages unique to each individual athlete across 14 sports.
Ran every aspect of the business including the legal process of creation, procurement of photographs, negotiation with suppliers and colleges for orders, design of the montages using Photoshop, and production and delivery of those montages.
Designed the business model such that it was profitable from day one.