Andrew Bluestein leads Bluestein and Associates, developing the firm’s investment strategy, sourcing new deals, conducting due diligence, providing advisory services to portfolio companies and serving on B&A’s investment committee. In addition to his work at B&A, Andrew serves on the steering committee of the FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Accelerator and serves as a community mentor to entrepreneurs at Chicago’s 1871 business incubator. Previously, Andrew spent more than seven years as a strategy consultant at Monitor Deloitte, completing a wide variety of projects in corporate, competitive marketing and organizational strategy with a diverse set of retail, CPG, hospitality and business service clients. During his later years in consulting, Andrew focused on the intersection between growth strategy and strategic change.