Andrew Dayton serves as a Senior Advisor to Aventurine Partners. Andrew has spent most of his career focused on ESG and impact-oriented initiatives. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Constellation Fund, a Minnesota-based foundation dedicated to effective poverty mitigation. Constellation leverages data, research and advanced analytics alongside careful qualitative analysis to identify, fund and empower the people and organizations making the biggest demonstrable impacts in the fight against poverty in the Twin Cities. He is also a co-founder and co-owner of Askov Finlayson, an outdoor apparel company that invests the monetary equivalent of 110% of its own carbon emissions into leading-edge organizations addressing climate change. Andrew previously served as the Deputy Legislative Director to former San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee, leading San Francisco’s state and federal policy and budgetary priorities – including the city’s considerable clean energy and technology efforts – in Sacramento and Washington D.C. During his time at City Hall, Andrew also oversaw Mayor Lee’s role as Chair of the Technology and Innovation Task Force for the U.S. Conference of Mayors. He sits on the board of directors of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and The Minneapolis Foundation. Andrew received a B.A. in History from Yale University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.