Andrew Francis Makk

MAKK, ANDREW FRANCIS, 43, died peacefully on July 20, 2013 in New York City surrounded by loving family.

Born on December 23, 1969 in Louisville, KY; Andrew is preceded in death by his parents, Laszlo Makk, MD and Carolyn Cooke Makk.

Andrew graduated from Kentucky Country Day School in 1988. He then attended Tulane University where in 1992, he earned a BSM degree in Finance from The A.B. Freeman School of Business. At Tulane, Andrew was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, and played on Tulane's polo team. In 2000, Andrew earned his MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Andrew spent his career in the energy industry, first at Enron International where he served as a Vice President. He was then a Co-Founder and Managing Director of EOC Holdings. In 2005, he joined Energy Capital Partners (ECP), a private equity firm focused on building and buying energy infrastructure assets throughout North America, where he was a Principal at the time of his death.

Andrew also served as a Trustee of Graham Windham, a New York City-based child welfare agency. He was an active member of Grace Church of New York City and a member of The Union Club of New York.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Catherine Newstadt Makk and daughter, Hannah of New York City. Left to cherish his memory as well are brothers Laszlo J.K. Makk, MD (Ginger); Stephen P. Makk, MD; and Christopher L. Makk (Carolyn); and several nieces and nephews, all of Louisville, KY.

Funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Grace Church in New York City.

The family wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the team of doctors and medical professionals at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center that aided Andrew in his courageous battle with cancer; particularly David G. Pfister, MD and Nicole Leonhart, NP.

In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorial donations be made to: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, ATTN: Head & Neck Cancers, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10065 (; or VNSNY Haven Hospice, Bellevue Hospital, 462 1st Ave, New York, NY 10016 (

Published in The Courier-Journal from July 25 to July 27, 2013