Andrew Albert joined SC as a Managing Director and Operating Partner in February 2007 after serving on Svoboda Capital Partner’s Advisory Board since 1998. As Operating Partner, Andy works with SC’s underperforming companies as well as focusing on operational improvements and supply chain efficiencies throughout SC’s portfolios. Andy also serves as a Director and advisor both internally at SC and in various portfolio companies. In addition, Andy serves as a Director of Border Construction Specialties as well as Forsythe Technologies and Transco, Inc.
Andy was formerly CEO of Nashua Corporation, a $300 million publicly traded NASDAQ company that coats and prints paper for a wide variety of business applications. He joined Nashua in April 2000 and became its Chairman/CEO in December 2000. Andy stepped down as CEO in May 2006 and remained Chairman of Nashua’s Board of Directors until October 2009.
Prior to April 2000, Andy spent 24 years at Rittenhouse, LLC as Chairman/CEO from 1983 to 2000. During his tenure at Rittenhouse, sales grew from $6 million to $150 million. Rittenhouse was sold to Nashua in April 2000. Andy spent seven years as a commercial banker (1969 to 1976) at Irving Trust Company in New York and American National Bank and Trust Co. of Chicago.
Andy graduated from Washington University with a BA in 1967, and received his MBA from University of Wisconsin in 1969.