Over thirty years of experience in venture management, investment banking, and capital markets. As an entrepreneurially minded executive, Andy has started, grown, managed and sold multiple companies.
Prior to his current ventures, Andy served as Managing Director with The Carlyle Group, focused on North American venture investments. He also spent fourteen years with Morgan Stanley & Company, most recently as a principal of Morgan Stanley Venture Partners, focusing on late-stage venture investments, consolidations and buy-outs. Mr. Cooper was the lead partner and a director of CSG Systems (“CSGS”), Protection One Alarm (“ALRM”), LionBridge Technologies (“LIOX”), and Weblink Wireless (“WLNKA”), among others. Before joining the venture group at Morgan Stanley, he worked in the company’s Debt Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions divisions in New York and Tokyo. He has a B.A. from Duke University.
Over 20 years experience in service operations and sales. Prior to Unison, Tim worked with large commercial REITs to develop their alternative energy and on-site generation programs. As an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company, Tim has led restructuring of service operations for Global 100 enterprises. Among his notable achievements:
As a leader in McKinsey’s service operations and sales practices, Tim has published multiple articles in the McKinsey Quarterly on distributed service operations and sales. Prior to McKinsey, Tim was the Founder and CEO of CPG Solutions, an IT services company. He serves on the Board of Community Partnership for Homeless and holds an MPP from Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government.