Andy has more than 20 years’ experience in the commercial finance sector, representing institutional lenders on a wide variety of matters related to secured and unsecured finance and lease transactions – from small ticket to large, complex public and private debt offerings. He has a successful track record of combining his broad base of legal knowledge and technical skills with a deep understanding of practical business management to support the growth and profitable operations of industry leaders. He has been a trusted member of executive management teams with primary responsibility for developing, implementing and managing the legal and compliance functions and related budget. He is highly respected for his dedication to ethical business practices, leadership skills, and his ability to quickly and pragmatically articulate and resolve issues.
Andy began his legal career representing clients in complex commercial bankruptcy cases. Having moved in-house after five years in private practice, he was quickly promoted to General Counsel for Transamerica Equipment Finance and then joined the start-up team as General Counsel for AIG Commercial Finance. Stonebriar is the second denovo start-up in which Andy has been tasked with developing and managing the legal and compliance function.
Andy earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Texas and his Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University. He is a member Texas State Bar and active member of various trade associations including the Equipment Finance and Lease Association and the American College of Investment Counsel.