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Andrew J. Bott

Andrew J. Bott

Andrew J. Bott leverages his 35+ years of business experience and relationships to empower business owners and entrepreneurs to protect and maximize the value of their businesses and personal financial affairs.

Andrew Bott is an entrepreneur himself, with a background as CEO and principal of a corporate hospitality and catering company, which he cofounded in 1978 in Red Bank, NJ. With multiple banquet facilities and over 400 employees, Merri-Makers Caterers became one of the leaders in the industry providing on and off premise events for the tri-state area. In 2014, he decided to change careers and enter the financial planning industry.

As a longtime client of the Preferred Client Group, it was a natural fit to join the team and share his experiences. Andrew uses his 35+ years of business knowledge, personal relationships and entrepreneurial spirit to assist business owners and their families plan for the financial future they want, and deserve.

Philanthropy has always been a large part of Andrew’s personal and professional career. He has served on multiple non-profit boards: The Community YMCA, The Monmouth Medical Foundation, The Jinka Foundation, The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (Board Chair) and as owner of a large hospitality company, he donated business and personal resources, time and effort to many other charitable organizations.

Andrew received his B.S. degree in Finance and Economics from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. He and his wife Mary currently reside in Farmingdale, NJ. They have 3 daughters: Alexis, Emily and Victoria.