Andy O’Brien

Lecturer | Managing Director / Founder, Resolute Advisory Services & Resolute Investors
Courses:  ENT103.02 Entrepreneurial Finance

Andy O’Brien is a lecturer in entrepreneurial finance at the Tufts Entrepreneurship Center.  He brings to the TEC expertise in finance informed by his experience as a leader of and an advisor to B2B companies as an operating executive, board member, investor, and consultant.

Outside Tufts, he consults for lower-middle market companies in a wide range of industries to develop and execute M&A programs that will accelerate their growth.  He has been a leader of several B2B companies in industries such as enterprise software, web services, and wholesale distribution as an executive, board member, and investor.  Previously, he was a core member of the leadership team at Brooktrout (a NASDAQ-listed telecom software provider), from $12M to over $100M revenue. Andy started his career as a consultant at McKinsey & Company and a commercial banker at a predecessor to JP Morgan Chase.  You can learn more about Andy’s background and experience at


  • Financial analysis
  • Mergers & acquisitions and post-merger integration
  • Go-to-market (business development, marketing, sales)



B.A., Chemistry and Economics, Yale University

M.B.A., Harvard Business School