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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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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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Jeffrey Aebischer

Jeffrey D. Aebischer

Assistant Vice President, Senior Investment Manager

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Moelis & Company
U.S. Army

BS - United States Military Academy
MBA - University of Pennsylvania

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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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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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Chris Bearden

Christopher L. Bearden


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Robert W. Baird & Co.

BS - Indiana University

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Drew Gleason

Drew M. Gleason


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Q Advisors, LLC

BA - Indiana University

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Kevin Gusweiler

Kevin F. Gusweiler


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Fifth Third Bank

BS - Miami University

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Samuel J. Conkright

Investment Analyst

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Brown Gibbons Lang & Company

BSBA - The Ohio State University 

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FW Capital seeks to use a rigorous and disciplined investment process to implement its investment strategy.
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