ANDREW BARTH, Columbia ’83 was a senior co-captain of the 1983 Lion team, represented the NYAC in Greco and freestyle from 1980-85. Upon graduation from Columbia Business School, Barth moved to LA to work as a financial analyst for The Capital Group, a global investment firm. As a research director, Barth oversaw Capital Guardian Research’s development globally, now called Capital International Research. He’s risen to Chairman of Capital Guardian Trust Company and Capital International Limited, as his leadership helped boost assets from $25 billion in 1985 to $1.2 trillion in 2011.
Andy was twice elected to President of the Board of the San Marino Unified School District from 1997-2005, as president, helping earn San Marino the highest performance ranking in CA for seven straight years. He’s received the John Jay Award from Columbia, the International Medical Corporation Global Humanitarian Award and a Golden Apple Award. In 2012, Andy received the Outstanding American Award from the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, in recognition of his career success and contributions to wrestling. He endowed Columbia’s head coaching position, with added major support to the program, the wrestling room and also nationally on behalf of the newly dominant Titan Mercury Wrestling Club.