Andrew Kessler is a Partner in our New York City office with over 20 years of operational and investment banking experience. In 2009, Mr. Kessler founded Turning Earth, an integrated organics recycling company focused on producing biogas, compost and sustainable agriculture. Prior to launching Turning Earth, Mr. Kessler spent fifteen years as an investment banker holding senior positions as a corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions professional at various firms including HSBC, Waller Capital, Morgan Stanley and Duff & Phelps. He has executed equity, debt and M&A transactions across a diverse set of sectors and markets and has served in numerous corporate governance leadership roles. Mr. Kessler is an experienced public speaker and has significant experience in congressional, state and agency lobbying. He has published and authored a number of professional articles covering industry and financial topics. Mr. Kessler received his MBA at New York University’s Stern School of Business in 1997, graduating with Distinction and as a Dean and Stern Scholar. He received his BA in Economics and African Studies from the University of Virginia in 1992.