David Gregorka Venture Partner

Dave Gregorka is an independent consultant that has been providing his expert advice to Baird Capital since 2013. He works from Baird’s Ann Arbor, Michigan office and provides strategic advice to the General Partner of the partnerships, assists with our evaluation of investment opportunities and works with our team to build value within the existing portfolio.

Dave is an experienced operations executive and entrepreneur who has successfully taken multiple businesses from start-up to commercial success. He is an active member of the Michigan entrepreneurial community and is a Mentor-In-Residence for the University of Michigan Office of Technology Transfer. Dave was previously a co-founder of HealthMedia and held various roles, including the company’s Chief Financial Officer and operations VP. Johnson & Johnson acquired HealthMedia in 2008. In prior roles, he was on the executive management teams of a start-up company that developed tools for managing large data sets and of an international public health and environment standards and certification organization. He chairs the External Advisory Board of the University of Michigan Weil Institute for Critical Care and Research Innovation and serves on the boards of Genomenon and NeoChord. Dave has an MBA and M.S. degree from the University of Michigan and a B.S. from the University of Rochester.