Enthusiast Outdoor Products and Consumer Technology
John Bastian joined Baird in 2014 and is a Director in the Global Consumer Group advising on equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions and other financial advisory services. Since joining Baird in 2014, John has worked with numerous leading enthusiast outdoor and consumer technology focused companies including Beachbody, Careismatic Brands, Enve Wheels, Fox Factory, MasterCraft Boats, POC Sports, Simms Fishing, Wahoo Fitness and Yeti. Prior to joining Baird, John was a Manager in Grant Thornton’s Transaction Services practice where he led M&A Advisory and Financial Due Diligence engagements for private equity and corporate clients. John received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. John is a registered Certified Public Accountant.