August 26/27 – Andy Mitchell, Lantern Asset Managment & Ashleigh Wilkes, A World For Children

Our Guests for the August 26th/27th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Andy Mitchell, Founder, CEO and Managing Partner, Lantern Asset Management

Ashleigh Wilkes, Executive Director, A World For Children

Join us Friday afternoon at 3:00 and Saturday afternoon at 2:00 for an Encore Presentation on 770 KAAM (

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Andy Mitchell, Founder, CEO and Managing Partner, Lantern Asset Management

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Andy Mitchell is Founder, CEO and Managing Partner of Lantern Capital Partners and Lantern Asset Management. Lantern Capital Partners is a middle market private equity firm targeting investments where meaningful value can be created through improved operational and capital support.

Lantern Asset Management is a full-service asset management firm building value through origination, underwriting, acquisition and improving the performance of investments.

Andy has 18 years of investment management, financial advisory, M&A and restructuring experience with world-class investment and advisory firms including: Centerbridge Partners, Cerberus Capital Management, Houlihan Lokey’s Restructuring and Special Situations Finance Group and PricewaterhouseCoopers Business Recovery and Turnaround Management Group.

Phone: (469) 554-7900

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Host, Steve A Klein & Guest, Andy Mitchell

Ashleigh Wilkes, Executive Director, A World For Children


Ashleigh Wilkes is Executive Director of A World For Children, a child-placing agency for abused and neglected children that are taken into state custody by Child Protective Services.

Paul and Sharon Willis and Rebecca Allen founded a World For Children in April of 1997 to make a better world for special children. AWFC has been entrusted with almost 12,000 children and currently are serving over 850 abused children in about 350 foster homes across the State of Texas.

Ashleigh has a law degree and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, which lead her to begin a legal career in family law.  This background gave her a unique perspective on how the business, legal, and social work worlds can intersect to build a place where children can find refuge.  She is dedicated to the belief that traumatized children deserve all that we can give them.

Phone: (972) 616-0095

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