HOUSTON, Sept. 27, 2018 – Baird Capital, the direct private investment arm of Baird, today announced that Timothy Marx has joined the firm as a Venture Partner in Houston. Marx, working as an advisor, will work with Baird Capital’s Venture team to pursue new investment opportunities and help build value within the existing portfolio. The engagement of Marx follows a recent announcement on the new partnership between Baird Capital and Texas Medical Center (TMC).
With two decades of experience in the consulting and corporate strategy sector, Marx most recently worked as Partner and Managing Director of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Marx has worked domestically at Morgan Stanley and internationally at Grupo Financiero Banorte (Mexico). Marx also serves as an advisor and mentor for TMCx, Texas Medical Center’s accelerator program, and Station Houston, Houston’s hub for tech startups, entrepreneurs and innovation, in addition to his role as Senior Advisor for several start-ups.
“We are very pleased to have Tim join the Baird Capital team,” said Gordon Pan, President of Baird Capital. “His broad network and strong background in corporate and strategic planning position him well to provide valuable guidance and expertise in our exciting collaboration with TMC.”
“Tim’s experience as a mentor with TMCx, our accelerator program, will bring important insight to the team,” said Bill McKeon, President and Chief Executive Officer of TMC. “I’m happy that he’s able to provide this perspective, especially now, in the early stages of the partnership between TMC and Baird Capital.”
Marx holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, International Business and Spanish from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master’s degree of Business Administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He was a 2000-01 Fulbright Scholar at ITESM in Monterrey, Mexico.
“Baird Capital’s drive to partner with entrepreneurs and leverage its extensive experience working with companies in the healthcare and technology space is very appealing to me,” said Marx. “I am looking forward to working with this team to help build on its efforts to drive innovation in the industry.”
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Baird Capital makes venture capital, growth equity and private equity investments in strategically targeted sectors around the world. Having invested in more than 300 companies over its history, Baird Capital partners with entrepreneurs and, leveraging its executive networks, strives to build exceptional companies. Baird Capital provides operational support to its portfolio companies through teams on the ground in the United States, Europe and Asia, a proactive portfolio operations team and a deep network of relationships, which together strive to deliver enhanced shareholder value. Baird Capital is the direct private investment arm of Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated. For more information, please visit BairdCapital.com.
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