Andrew Bartlow has almost 25 years of experience as a thought leader in organizational effectiveness, and as a practical operator linking business strategy to HR priorities inside corporations.
Before launching Series B Consulting, he led Human Resources for Waypoint Homes. As a senior member of Waypoint's leadership team, he was instrumental in the company's evolution from a real estate tech startup to a $14+ billion publicly-traded company (NYSE: INVH) that created a new asset class with its disruptive business model.
Prior to his time with Waypoint, Andrew was head of HR for 2,000+ technology, innovation, and digital marketing employees within a publicly-traded ed-tech company, while serving as their global HR lead for mergers and acquisitions.
Over the course of his career, Andrew has participated in 11 M&A transactions, 6 significant scale-ups, as well as multiple IPOs, BKs, and successful private equity sponsor exits. He has directly advised dozens of C-level executives, interacted regularly with public company board members, supported employee populations of 5,000+, built HR & recruitment functions from scratch, led teams with 20+ People professionals, and learned from the very best during his formative years at Pepsi and General Electric.
Andrew earned his Bachelor of Arts in Industrial-Organizational Psychology as well as a Master's degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois, where he proudly served for over a decade on the alumni board of the top-ranked HR graduate school in the world.
He has served as the Co-President of Wells Fargo Volunteers, and has been a board member of the Biz World Foundation and a member of Full Circle Fund. He has been certified as a Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR), a Six Sigma Green Belt, a Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP), a certified Berkeley Executive Coach (BECI), and he continues to speak and write on matters related to organizational effectiveness. Check out his 2018 commencement address to the new masters' graduates at Illinois here.
Andrew was born and raised in East Peoria, Illinois, lived all over the United States, has traveled abroad extensively, and now resides in Danville, California. When not working or "Daddy-ing", Andrew devours books like they're doughnuts and tries to work off real doughnuts on the tennis court.