Session Information

Tuesday, May 17th, 12:00–12:40pm

TRACK 4: Entrepreneurship and Investment

Beyond Venture Capital Investment

Lockie Andrews
CEO & Managing Director, Catalyst Consulting
Lockie is the founder of Catalyst Consulting, a boutique management consulting firm to retail, digital, technology, and consumer brand companies. With 20+ years of general management experience, Lockie has assisted high growth companies (e.g. Nike, Lane Bryant, various start-ups) in diverse areas such as strategy, innovation, revenue enhancement, operational/financial improvement and fundraising. Catalyst’s unique ability to provide clients with strategy and implementation services yields actionable and sustainable results.

Prior to founding Catalyst, Lockie supported c-suite executives at portfolio companies of Sun Capital, Brightwood Capital and Accordion Partners in the areas of finance, strategy, merchandising and operations initiatives. Lockie has also held roles as the COO of Tadashi; head of New Business at Liz Claiborne Accessories (Kate Spade); and VP of Business Development at babystyle.com. Lockie was also a Senior Director at Alvarez and Marsal’s Retail Consulting Practice.

Lockie began her career on Wall Street at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette, and holds degrees from Harvard Business School and Georgetown University. Lockie currently serves as a Friend of Education at the Museum of Modern Art, and is the co-head of Fashion Tech at the HBS Alumni Angels of NY.