Andy Sandler is an entrepreneur, business leader and advisor, lawyer, and philanthropist. He leads Temerity Capital Partners, the Sandler family office and private investment company, which invests in and advises early-stage companies developing new technologies in financial services and achieving positive social impact. He founded and is CEO at Asurity Technologies. He is Senior Partner at Mitchell Sandler, a 25-lawyer boutique law firm founded in 2019 that is widely recognized as a premier law firm serving the financial services, mortgage and fintech industries. Andy owns the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers and the Greensboro Grasshoppers, two top-performing minor league baseball teams, and is actively engaged in community redevelopment through multifamily and mixed-use projects in both Kannapolis, N.C., and Greensboro, N.C.
Andy was named a Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year finalist for representing the Navajo Nation in its breach of trust litigation with the United States. Andy and his colleagues achieved a $554 million settlement for the Navajo Nation. HousingWire Vanguard recognized Andy as “one of the biggest names in the housing industry” and Legal Times has named him as a Legal Visionary for his law firm leadership.
Andy is the founder of The Sandler Family Foundation which focuses its philanthropy on health and welfare, social entrepreneurship, financial inclusion, and inclusive democracy. The Sandler Family Foundation’s funding initiatives include psycho-social support for cancer patients and their families through the Cancer Support Community where Andy has served on the national board for many years; professional development for social impact start-up entrepreneurs through the Global Good Fund; and advancement of broader adoption of ranked-choice voting through FairVote. Andy holds J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Wharton School of Business, an M.A. from the University of Warwick (Rotary Foundation Fellow), and a B.A. from Union College.
Andy and his wife Andrea, managing partner of the Mitchell Sandler law firm, find their greatest joy spending time together with their family and friends at their Florida beach home and Virginia farm.
Awarded the 2019 HW Vanguard Award