Andy Williams – Principal, York-Simcoe
Andy has over 30 years working with fast growing highly successful privately held Canadian companies. As their CFO he was an active participant in all activities financial or operational. Andy oversaw amazing growth through organic means and through acquisitions, and assisted in the set up of several facilities in the US and opened a UK distribution company. Andy is a sales orientated, dynamic entrepreneurial CEO/Owner himself, and well-versed in providing balance, expertise and support for the overall running of an organization (he grew one from $15m to$135m).
Andy’s core strengths include problem solving, financial planning, cash management, operational management, negotiation skills, and patent understanding.
Andy has experience in manufacturing, distribution, consumer and industrial goods, retail and online sales for both seasonal and non seasonal products, having delivered value to such companies as Norseman Plastics and Gracious Living. He has been on both sides of M&A where he has acquired companies and where his companies have been sold.
Andy is a graduate of U of T and designated CA. He believes in getting things done and has a passion for closure