He will be responsible for sourcing, evaluating and overseeing manufacturing investments for the buyout fund. Schroeder will continue Baird’s goal of targeting well-positioned, successful companies for investment.
Schroeder is also principal of Corvus Advisors LLC in Mequon and sits on the board of Digi-Star Holdings Inc., a Baird Capital Partners portfolio company. He previously served as senior vice president and CFO at Brady Corp. in Milwaukee, president and CEO of Intermatic Inc. in Spring Grove, Ill. and president and CEO of Uniroyal Plastics Co. in Mishawaka, Ind.
Baird Private Equity has made 19 new investments and finished six exits in the last 18 months.