Brian Baird joined Northcreek in 2020 and is a Senior Associate 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. Most recently, Mr. Baird attended business school at Vanderbilt University, where he focused in finance and accounting, completed an internship in investment banking with Wells Fargo Securities and was recognized as the top student in the fields of finance and accounting for the class of 2020. Mr. Baird has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.