Benedict joined Baird Capital’s Venture team in 2000 and is a current member of the board of directors at AEGIS Hedging Solutions, AiCure, Crayon, FullContact, Housecall Pro, HSP Group and Quiq. Prior notable investments include ALI Solutions, Appcast, Fellon McCord, FlashParking, HireRight, Radius, Signal, Snagajob and Wordstream. Prior to joining Baird Capital, Benedict worked for KPMG in the Information, Communications, and Entertainment group within the assurance practice of the Chicago office. He received his BBA with a major in accountancy from the University of Notre Dame.
Benedict is a member of the board of directors of the Illinois Venture Capital Association and the Western Golf Association/Evans Scholarship Foundation. He is also a member of the Chicago Commonwealth Club and Chicago NEXT.