Tim Fries is a Senior Associate focusing on investment opportunities in the Products sector. Prior to joining Baird, Tim spent five years with GE in the Energy and Power & Water business segments. He began his career as an Associate on GE's Operations Management Leadership Program, holding various leadership roles in operations, sourcing, quality and supply chain management. More recently, Tim served as a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt where he led growth and productivity initiatives across several GE facilities. His responsibilities also included leading Lean Kaizen events and instructing and certifying employees in Lean Six Sigma.
Tim earned a BSE degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan where he graduated cum laude and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in finance, accounting and entrepreneurship.
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