People on the Move: Don Andrews, Venable LLP
Don Andrews, a compliance and risk management attorney with experience in regulatory enforcement and the corporate suite, has joined law firm Venable LLP as a partner in the New York City office. He most recently served as chief compliance officer and director of risk management at Bessemer Trust, a wealth management/investment advisory firm. At Bessemer, Andrews directed compliance issues for six different banks, foreign and domestic investment advisers, a broker-dealer operation, and numerous proprietary mutual, hedge and private equity funds. He also was responsible for overhauling the entire compliance and risk infrastructure throughout Bessemer, which resulted in the development of a firm-wide compliance and risk management program spanning 19 offices globally. He also served as a special trial counsel and branch chief in the SEC’s division of enforcement.