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Andy Thompson

Founder, Managing Partner | Notch Partners, LLC

Vice Chair | NJ SEEDS

Andy is a founding partner of Notch Partners, LLC, a specialized human capital consulting firm serving private equity buyout clients. Prior to founding Notch Partners, Andy was Managing Director of Primedia Ventures, where he co-managed two private equity investment funds. Through investments in 17 private companies, the firm generated top-quartile returns. In that capacity, he served on several boards of directors, providing strategic oversight and helping to build top-caliber management teams for the portfolio companies. Previously, he was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company.

Andy has been a co-founder or early employee of three successful startup businesses. Andy is a frequent speaker to senior executive audiences, addressing the topics of career transition and executive relationships with private equity buyout investors. He is on the board of trustees for New Jersey SEEDS, an academic and leadership program for high-achieving, low-income youth. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Dartmouth College.