Andrew is a Principal with SVA Consulting, LLC, a member of the SVA family of companies.

With over 20 years of business and consulting experience, Andrew has a well-honed ability to help leaders and their teams make sense of complex problems, identify solutions and drive meaningful change.

Andrew knows how to execute on strategy. As a consultant, executive, business owner and board member, he has been instrumental in building high-functioning organizations resulting in sustainable growth or acquisition.

Prior to joining SVA Consulting, Andrew was the Vice President of Consulting Services for a boutique management consulting firm where he worked with pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, diagnostic and medical device companies. He has specific expertise in Medical Affairs and product launches. The following are some examples of his work:

  • Company transition from clinical to commercial for first-in-class facial aesthetics product
  • Innovative Medical Affairs performance management and business intelligence solution
  • Global R&D strategy and innovation program for leading over-the-counter (OTC) drug manufacturer
  • Commercial Operations compliance processes and systems for top 25 pharmaceutical company
  • Global clinical strategy for oncology medical device company

Education

  • University of Wisconsin - Madison - Executive Masters of Business Administration

Industries

  • Life Sciences
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Business Services

Credentials

  • Certified Alignment Manager, SchellingPoint Alignment Cycle

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Business Strategy
  • Stakeholder Alignment
  • Change Management
  • Business/IT Integration
  • Operational Improvement
  • Process Modeling
  • Business Intelligence
  • Program Management

Civic/Community Involvement

Andrew was born in Arlington Heights, IL and moved to Burlington WI in 1976. He confessed “It took me a decade to give in, leave the Bears and become a Packer fan. I’ve never looked back.”

Andrew has traveled extensively nationally and globally during his career, but his absolute favorite vacation spots are Northern Wisconsin and Door County, Wisconsin. “They are beautiful, relaxing and within driving distance of Madison; I am so fortunate to live in this state.”

Andrews’s hobbies include bird hunting, fly fishing, water sports, boating, golf, snowboarding and skiing.

Personal

  • Semba Biosciences, Inc. Board Member
  • Verona High School Snowboard Team coach
  • Wisconsin High School Alpine Race Association - Southern Conference (WHSARA) Board Member

Andrew is a Principal with SVA Consulting, LLC, a member of the SVA family of companies. With over 20 years of business and consulting experience, Andrew has a well-honed ability to help leaders and their teams make sense of complex problems, identify solutions and drive meaningful change.

The following is a partial list of the topics Andrew covers:

  • Strategy and Planning People Actually Buy Into
    • Traditional planning methods don't produce the expected results
    • There's a reason for the planning to performance gap and its people
    • The why and the solutions you can use to get results

  • The Inside Scoop on Working with your Business Consultant
    • As with lawyers, consultants can have a negative reputation
    • Working effectively with your business consultant is a shared responsibility
    • Understand how consulting works and the methods you can use to actively manage your relationships with your service providers

  • Think Like Your Customer to Grow Your Business
    • Think about your business from the customer's perspective
    • Methods and techniques for evaluating your business from a customer's perspective
    • How to make customers choose your product or service over your competitors

Andrew has spoken to audiences at:

  • Wisconsin Technology Council
  • SVA educational events

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