Joined Wynnchurch in 2008. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, was with Lime Rock Management, the $6 billion global private equity firm, where he was involved in the execution of numerous basic materials sector investments across North America and Europe. Began career at UBS in its Investment Banking Department in New York, where he was involved in a number of mergers, acquisitions and financings across various industries.
Has over a decade of experience in private equity investing and corporate finance. Responsibilities range from deal origination and structuring to due diligence, execution and monitoring. Experience includes transactions involving family businesses, corporate carve-outs, underperforming companies and restructurings. Played a meaningful role in several Wynnchurch investments including NSC Minerals, Northstar Aerospace, Texas Hydraulics (Dover Corporation division), U.S. Pipe Products (Mueller Water Products division) and its acquistions of Griffin Pipe Products (Amsted industries division), Metalfit and Custom Fab, and Burtek's acquisition of Votaw Precision Technologies. Supports Wynnchurch Industries, Wynnchurch Capital’s industrial growth portfolio holding with a “buy, grow, and hold” strategy.
Assists in the directorship of Heligear Acquisition Holding Co. dba Northstar Aerospace. Civic leadership includes Chicago Children’s Choir, National Young Leadership Cabinet, Kellogg Alumni in Private Equity, and Young Professionals in Energy.
B.A., with honors, Northwestern University; M.B.A., Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.