Alex Kessel focuses on investment opportunities in the Healthcare sector. Alex serves as a board member of Workforce Insight and Alpha Source, Inc., and is actively involved with MedPlast.
Prior to joining Baird Capital's U.S. Private Equity team in 2011, Alex was a Senior Associate with Willis Stein & Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on buyouts in the Healthcare, Business Services, Education and Manufactured Products sectors. Before Willis Stein, Alex was with Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. in the technology, media and telecom investment banking group. Alex was also a co-founder of Lincoln Renewable Energy, a successful renewable energy development platform.
Alex is involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters Chicago and is on the NorthShore University HealthSystem associate board.
Alex received an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in finance, entrepreneurship & strategic management and a BS from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, graduating with distinction.
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