Andre brings over 20 years of financial services industry experience to Forum. As a Managing Director of Business Development Andre is responsible for establishing and managing relationships with Registered Investment Advisors and Financial Intermediaries throughout the country.
Prior to joining Forum, Andre was the Head of Distribution for AlphaTrAI, a hedge fund focused on leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning where he led all capital raising efforts through Multi and Single Family Offices, Fund of Funds and High Net Worth Investors. Before that Andre was Managing Director at Flat Rock Global an alternative credit manager and Senior Vice President at CION Investments an alternative credit manager and distributor for joint venture partnerships with Apollo Global Management and Ares Management. Before that Andre was with Realty Capital Securities, where he held various sales and sales management positions with increasing responsibility and was ultimately named National Sales Manager of the Regional Wirehouse Channel where he led all business development and distribution efforts to on-board and further relationships with a highly coveted group of broker dealers. Andre started his career in the Variable Annuity sector of the asset management industry and held sales and sales management roles with American Skandia / Prudential Annuities and The Hartford.
Andre currently holds his FINRA Series 7, 63, 65 and 24 licenses. He is based in Westport, Connecticut where he lives with his wife and three young daughters. Andre enjoys spending time with his family, playing soccer and tennis and is an avid follower of international soccer and Formula 1 racing.