Brian Baird joined Northcreek in 2020 and is a Vice President responsible for deal origination, deal execution, underwriting and portfolio management. Prior to Northcreek, Mr. Baird began his career as a mechanical engineer before becoming an Analyst in the valuation group at Stout Risius Ross in Chicago, IL. Mr. Baird attended business school at Vanderbilt University, where he focused in finance and accounting. Mr. Baird has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University and an MBA from The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.