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William Frederick Andrews

William Frederick Andrews, American private equity firm executive. Member of Belle Meade Country Club (Nashville, Tennessee), International Polo Club Wellington, Florida Wanderers Club Wellington, Florida Golf Club of Tennessee, Tennessee University Club (New York City), Chicago Club.

Background

  • Andrews, William Frederick was born on October 7, 1931 in Easton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Frederick and Lydia Nielson (Cross) Andrews.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University Maryland, 1953. Master of Business Administration in Marketing, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, 1961.

    Career

    • Product manager Scovill Manufacturing Company, Waterbury, Connecticut, 1965-1968, vice president, general manager Raleigh, North Carolina, 1968-1973, group vice president Nashville, 1973-1979, president Waterbury, 1979-1981, chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1981-1986, Singer Sewing Machine Company, 1986-1989. President, Chief Executive Officer, chairman Massey Investment Company, 1989—1990. President, Chief Executive Officer University of Nevada, Reno Industries Inc., 1990—1992.

      Chief Executive Officer, chairman board Amdura Corporation, Connecticut, 1992-1994. Principal Kohlberg & Company, LLC, 1992—1997, partner, since 1997. Board directors Corrections Corporation America, 1986—1998, chairman board directors, 2000—2008, chairman executive committee, since 2008.

      Board directors Black Box, Inc., since 1992, Trex Company, Inc., since 1999, O'Charleys' Inc. Chairman board directors Utica Corporation, 1992—1994, Schrader Bridgeport, 1995—1998, Northwestern Steel & Wire Company, 1998—2001, Allied Aerospace Industries, Inc., 2000—2006, Katy Industries, Inc., since 2001, Singer Sewing Company, since 2004, Central Parking, since 2007, Thomas Nelson Public, since 2010. Captain United States Air Force, 1953-1956.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of Belle Meade Country Club (Nashville, Tennessee), International Polo Club Wellington, Florida Wanderers Club Wellington, Florida Golf Club of Tennessee, Tennessee University Club (New York City), Chicago Club.

    Connections

    • Married Lin Howard; children: William Frederick III, Whitney, Carter, Clayton, Sloane.
    • father: William Frederick Andrews
    • mother: Lydia Nielson (Cross) Andrews
    • spouse: Lin Howard
    • children: William Frederick III Andrews
    • Whitney Andrews
    • Carter Andrews
    • Clayton Andrews
    • Sloane Andrews
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    Nationality
    • 1953
      University Maryland
    • 1961
      Seton Hall University
    • 1965 - 1968
      Product manager, Scovill Manufacturing Company
      Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
    • 1986 - 1989
      Product manager, Scovill Manufacturing Company
    • 1989 - 1990
      president, Massey Investment Company
    • 1989 - 1990
      Chief Executive Officer, Massey Investment Company
    • 1989 - 1990
      chairman, Massey Investment Company
    • 1990 - 1992
      president, University of Nevada, Reno Industries Incorporated
    • 1990 - 1992
      Chief Executive Officer, University of Nevada, Reno Industries Incorporated
    • 1992 - 1994
      Chief Executive Officer, board Amdura Corporation
      Connecticut, United States
    • 1992 - 1994
      chairman, board Amdura Corporation
      Connecticut, United States
    • 1992 - 1997
      principal Kohlberg & Company
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