Private Equity Investment Team

FW Capital considers portfolio management to be a principal means for risk reduction given the uncertainty of outcomes over the long term. FW Capital relies on the judgment of the team to achieve balance across key diversifiers.

Investment Professionals & Investor Relations

Steve Baker

Stephen A. Baker

Managing Director, Head of Private Equity

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Seaport Capital Partners
Providence Journal Company

BA - University of Cincinnati
MBA - New York University

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Rob Maeder

M. Robert Maeder, CFA

Managing Director, Deputy Head of Private Equity

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L.E.K. Consulting
CIVC Partners
Merrill Lynch & Co.

BA - Northwestern University
MBA - Northwestern University

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Tarik Adam

Tarik Adam

Senior Investment Manager

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Peppertree Partners
Allegiant Asset Management
McDonald Investments

BS - The Ohio State University
MBA - Case Western Reserve University

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Jeffrey Aebischer

Jeffrey D. Aebischer

Investment Manager

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Moelis & Company
U.S. Army

BS - United States Military Academy
MBA - University of Pennsylvania

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Chris Bearden

Christopher L. Bearden

Senior Investment Analyst

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Robert W. Baird & Co.

BS - Indiana University

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Ryan Boggs

Ryan H. Boggs, CPA

Senior Finance & Accounting Analyst

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Ernst & Young

BA - University of Cincinnati

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Jamie Daugherty

Jamie L. Daugherty

Investor Relations Associate

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Cincinnati Reds

BA - Northern Kentucky University

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Drew Gleason

Drew M. Gleason

Senior Investment Analyst

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Q Advisors, LLC

BA - Indiana University

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Andrea Newton

Andrea M. Newton, CPA

Assistant Vice President, Finance

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Axcess Financial Services
Ernst & Young

BS - Miami University

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Julia Ossipov-Grodsky

Julia Ossipov-Grodsky, CFA

Managing Director

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Morgan Stanley
J. P. Morgan

BS - University of Pennsylvania

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Joe Reifenberg

Joe S. Reifenberg

Finance & Accounting Analyst

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Ernst & Young

BBA - University of Cincinnati

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Eric Reiplinger

Eric T. Reiplinger

Senior Investment Analyst

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Freddie Mac

BA - Indiana University

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Nicole Robinson

Nicole M. Robinson

Client Service Associate

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JBM Corporate Holdings

BA - University of Cincinnati

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Joshua Young

Joshua M. Young

Investment Manager

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Hycroft Capital
LP Capital Advisors

BBA - Evangel University
MS - Georgetown University

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Our philosophical foundation underpins a commitment to an approach that we believe can create repeatable outcomes for our limited partners.
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FW Capital seeks to use a rigorous and disciplined investment process to implement its investment strategy.
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