Bert is a Founding Member and Partner of Aldine. In addition to general management responsibilities associated with the funds, Bert is responsible for deal generation and marketing, structuring and negotiating new investments and exits, portfolio company management as well as fundraising and investor relations. Bert is a current or former board observer for Adco Cleaning, LLC, Badger Land Car Wash Equipment and Supplies, LLC, Adler Hot Oil Service, Inc., KTPS Holdings, LLC, Production Services Associates, LLC, MVD Communications, LLC, and Weaver Express Blower Service, Inc.
Prior to forming Aldine, Bert was a Director with Bank One Mezzanine Corporation (BOMC) and worked closely with Mike Revord from 1999 until leaving JP Morgan Chase (the parent of BOMC after the merger of JP Morgan Chase and Bank One) in January of 2005. Bert joined BOMC in 1999 after working at First Chicago/Bank One and Mellon Ventures in Pittsburgh.
Bert graduated from Brown University with a BA in business economics and earned his MA in finance from the University of Wisconsin. He lives in Wilmette, IL with his wife and three firstname.lastname@example.org