Andrew Leventhal brings over 10 years of experience in consulting, finance, and operations in early and growth stage companies. In his role as TAU’s Head of Operations, he oversees a number of internal and external initiatives and manages the firm’s day to day operations.
Previously Andrew served as the Vice President of Operations for Oak Street Health. Oak Street Health owns and operates primary care clinics for seniors throughout the Midwest. At various points during his tenure, Andrew led marketing, IT, Infrastructure, and Growth for Oak Street Health. He played a pivotal leadership role in helping the company grow from 4 to over 600 employees, build 15 clinics, and raise several rounds of capital from angel and institutional investors.
Prior to Oak Street Health, Andrew completed his MBA with honors at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. While pursuing his MBA, Andrew co-chaired the Emerging Markets and the Chicago African Business Groups. He also co-founded the Emerging Markets Summit, an annual event that brings together professionals, investors, entrepreneurs, and students from six different continents.
During this period, Andrew worked with private equity funds based in Chicago and Nairobi, Kenya, assisting with portfolio strategy and operations. He also co-founded g.Maarifa, a Kenya-based interactive mobile education technology platform.
Before business school, Andrew spent three years as a management consultant overseeing projects in the energy, telecom, industrial construction, and healthcare industries, including multiple projects in South Africa and Australia. Andrew left consulting in 2009 to start a London-based trading firm’s US operations for a year and a half, during which time he helped lead significant growth initiatives for the firm. He subsequently spent a year traveling the world to understand different emerging markets and the challenges of operating businesses in such environments.
Andrew holds a BA in English from Davidson College, an MA in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.