Managing Partner, M&A Advisory, Refinancing
Andrew “Andy” Towne has been providing advisory and executive search services for over 25 years, and Co-Founded Hobbs & Towne, Inc. (“HTI”) as CEO in 1997. Andy pioneered Cleantech, Renewable Energy and Sustainability recruiting, building the largest category-focused firm in the world. The firm has evolved and diversified across a wide-range of categories, including Aerotech, AgTech, AI, AutoTech, Better for you Foods, BioTech, BlockChain, Building Controls, Cannabis, Connected Home, Cyber Security, Data Science, Drones, Energy, Fish Farming, IndustrialTech, IOT, Material Science, MedTech, Robotics, Smart Cities and Transportation.
Andy has personally completed over 500 executive searches, including over 150 of the firm’s 300+ CEO searches. He has partnered with many of the premier investors around the world to build top-tier investment teams and leadership teams for transformative companies. Andy is the visionary leader of the firm, and personally performs Investment Professional searches and key leadership searches for companies, including CEO, Chairman, Board Director and other C-level assignments roles.
Andy has developed a massive network with the most impactful investors, innovative technologists and market-changing executives, both within and on the periphery of the sectors. Andy drives a collaborative and aggressive execution process, where he is personally involved and utilizes his network throughout, to ensure a successful result.