Andrew Brickman focuses on investment oversight within the portfolio with particular interest in industrial and commercial companies. Andrew started his career in New York City working in Mergers & Acquisitions with Drexel Burnham Lambert. Andrew began investing in Private Equity with an affiliate of Wesray Capital in 1988 and later joined Heller Equity Capital in Chicago. Andrew's investment experience is complemented by an operations background where he co-led the buyout of a regional retail chain and rose to become Vice President of operations and manufacturing. After the successful sale of this business, Andrew joined Baird Capital's US Private Equity team in 1998. He is currently a director of Kason Corporation, SloanLED New Vitality, and Harris Research, Inc. Andrew received his BA from Middlebury College, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, with highest honors.