KFN Announces New Advisory Board Member
Andrew Marolda ('99)
Managing Director, The Beekman Group
Andrew is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Beekman Group (TBG) since its inception in 2004. Andrew has substantial experience in private equity, turnarounds, operations, accounting and finance. He is a member of the Investment Committee and has oversight responsibility for portfolio company operations and strategic improvement initiatives. Andrew leads Beekman’s Healthcare Investments and has been involved with the following healthcare services platforms: Gentle Dental, REVA, Continental Anesthesia, Simply Beautiful Smiles, Riccobene Associates, New England Dental Partners, and Twin Boro Physical Therapy.
Prior to co-founding TBG, Andrew held a number of senior operating roles with Fortune 500 companies including American Express where he managed financial structuring and analysis for the company’s strategic equity investments, and Philips Electronics where he was responsible for corporate strategy, planning and analysis. Andrew began his career as a CPA with Ernst & Young in 1991 providing audit services to clients in the financial services sector, and subsequently joined Ernst & Young’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring practice advising distressed companies in Chapter 11 reorganizations, debt refinancing and business divestitures. He has diverse industry and transaction experience in healthcare, food and restaurants, information technology, consumer and financial services.
Andrew received a BS in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, cum laude, with a concentration in Accounting and was elected a Joseph Wharton Scholar. He earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University with Distinction and Dean’s Honors.