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Andy Smith, Principal and Senior Managing Director at The McLean Group

Andy Smith


The McLean Group

Andy Smith, Principal and Senior Managing Director at The McLean Group

Andy Smith serves as a principal and senior managing director at The McLean Group, an investment bank and financial services firm focused on the defense, intelligence security, critical infrastructure and maritime markets.

According to his LinkedIn profile, he leads the company’s business valuation practice, which supports public and private companies with transactions, financial reporting, equity incentive planning and taxes. Smith is also co-head of the defense, government and intelligence practice, The McLean Group said.

Smith began his professional career at KPMG, where he served as a corporate finance and audit manager. He worked in Washington, D.C.; Moscow, Russia; and Almaty, Kazakhstan.

He later joined Washington Equity Partners as an associate director, supporting various international wireless telecommunications transactions.

Smith also served as an adjunct professor for the George Mason University’s master of business administration program and is a frequent speaker and author on business valuation topics.

Smith is a certified public accountant and holds professional accreditations in business valuation, appraisal, valuation analysis and management accountancy. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Richmond’s E. Claiborne School of Business.

He is a member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of CPAs and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, where has been a national instructor. Smith has also been a guest lecturer at Catholic University, University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University’s MBA programs.

The Virginia Society of CPAs and Virginia Business recognized Smith as a Super CPA, while the SmartCEO magazine named him one of Washington D.C.’s Top 50 CPAs.

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