Andrew Lerner, Managing Partner

Andrew S. Lerner is Managing Partner of IA Capital Group, where he has been employed since 1995. Mr. Lerner is responsible for the day-to-day activities of IA Capital, and is a member of its investment committee. In 2000, he launched IA Capital's private equity business which is now the core activity of the organization. Mr. Lerner was also President and Managing Director of Guggenheim Securities, LLC, IA Capital's former broker-dealer business, until 2003. From 2007-2009, Mr. Lerner was also the Chief Executive Officer of special purpose acquisition company Inter-Atlantic Financial, Inc. Mr. Lerner is a Director of Homeowners of America Holding Corporation, HedgeCo Networks, LLC, Ceannate Corp., Credibility Capital Inc., SmartAsset, Crown Global Insurance Group, LLC, and Marqeta Inc. Mr. Lerner has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining IA Capital, he served as an investment banker in the Financial Institutions Group of Smith Barney Inc. for four years and in its Mortgage and Asset Finance Group for two years. Mr. Lerner holds a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University and an M.B.A. in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.