Andrew Lauck is a Partner of the firm.

Prior to joining RedBird, Andrew was a Vice President of BDT & Company LLC, a Chicago-based merchant bank that provides advice and capital to family-owned and closely held businesses. Prior to BDT, Andrew was an Associate of Flexpoint Ford, LLC, a Chicago-based middle market private equity firm that focuses on healthcare and financial services. Andrew began his career at The Goldman Sachs Group in both the firm’s Investment Banking and Merchant Banking Divisions.

Andrew currently sits on several boards across the RedBird investment portfolio, including (i) Aethon United, one of the largest independent upstream and midstream natural gas producers in the Haynesville Shale; (ii) Avmont, an asset manager specializing in insurance-linked products; (iii) FireBird Energy, a Western Midland Basin oil company focused on attractive shale development; (iv) Four Corners Petroleum, a Colorado-based oil and gas company that acquires, operates and develops crude oil producing acreage primarily in the Permian Basin; (v) Lambda Energy, an independent oil and gas company focused on acquiring and developing assets in the Michigan basin; (vi) Main Event, a differentiated family-entertainment center ("FEC") business; (vii) RedBird’s QSR Investment, a diversified quick-service restaurant platform; and (viii) Vida Capital, the largest privately-held alternative asset management platform specializing in non-correlated investment strategies.

In addition to his investment responsibilities, Andrew leads the firm’s Portfolio Monitoring Team, which ensures a consistent and timely approach to monitoring is implemented for portfolio companies, including encouraging detailed dialogue with deal teams to review performance. Andrew also oversees junior investment professional recruiting.

Andrew received a B.S. in Finance and International Business, with distinction and honors, from Indiana University. He is the former Chairman and a current member of Indiana University’s Investment Banking Network Advisory Council.