Chase Sanders is a Managing Director in Baird’s Technology & Services group, where he focuses on Enterprise Software, SaaS and Healthcare IT. Chase has over 20 years of total experience, including 22 years as an advisor to technology businesses and five years as CEO of a growth company. Prior to joining Baird, Chase was a partner and Managing Director with Signal Hill Capital Group, a boutique investment bank focused on growth stage IT companies. Prior to that, Chase was CEO of Atlantis LLC, a consumer home services company that he took from start-up to operations in eight states before successfully exiting the business.
Previously, Chase was the senior east coast software banker with Bear, Stearns & Co. in New York, and also served in the media and telecom investment banking group at Bank of America Securities. Chase began his career as a corporate and M&A attorney with the leading law firms of DLA Piper and Hogan Lovells. Chase received a Bachelor of Arts n Economics from the University of Virginia, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and a Juris Doctor cum laude from Harvard Law School.