Nina Essandoh joins Baird as a Vice President with a focus on Industrial Services investments. Prior to joining Baird Capital, Essandoh was a Senior Investment Associate with Black Angel Technology Fund, a consumer tech angel investment fund. She was previously a Senior Associate with RLJ Equity Partners, a middle-market generalist private equity fund, as well as an Investment Analyst with Vantage Capital, a pan-African mezzanine debt fund. Essandoh began her career in investment banking with Credit Suisse, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and equity and debt offerings within the Global Industrials industry. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Spelman College and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.