J. Andrew Sanford has more than 30 years of experience in investment banking, equity capital markets, corporate finance and business development across multiple industries including the biopharmaceutical sector. Mr. Sanford has a measurable track record in driving new business and market share expansion across a broad client base which includes corporate, private equity, venture capital and institutional investors.
From May 2005 to July 2019, Mr. Sanford served as a Managing Director of Equity Capital Markets at Wells Fargo Securities, including as Group Head from May 2007 to July 2019. In this capacity, Mr. Sanford ran all aspects of the equity capital markets business including new business equity origination, new issue syndication and convertible bond and corporate derivatives new business origination. He also served as a member of the Investment Banking and Capital Markets Operating Committee from January 2009 to July 2019.
Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Mr. Sanford worked at J.P. Morgan Securities where he served as a Managing Director in Equity Capital Markets from May 2000 to May 2005. From August 1987 to May 2000, Mr. Sanford worked at Citigroup where he held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently serving as Managing Director in Equity Capital Markets.
Mr. Sanford received a B.A. with honors from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.