Andrew J. Cavanna
Managing Director, Healthcare Co-Head
Andrew is a Managing Director and is the Co-Head of Vestar’s Healthcare Group. Andrew is currently a director of Veritas, Press Ganey, MediMedia USA, Inc., and Institutional Shareholder Services. He came to the firm in 2006 from The Blackstone Group. Prior to joining Blackstone, Andrew was an associate at JPMorgan Partners and an analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group at Merrill Lynch.
Andrew earned his BA, cum laude, in Economics and Government from Cornell University and his MBA from Columbia Business School. He is originally from Connecticut and now lives in Darien, Connecticut, with his wife and three daughters. Andrew is also a member of the board of The Community Fund of Darien and is a member of the Connecticut Advisory Board of the Trust for Public Land.