Tim Fries

Co-Founder, Protective Technology Capital

Prior to founding Protective Technologies Capital, Tim served as Senior Associate with Baird Capital’s US Private Equity group. Tim was responsible for leading and supporting all aspects of the investment process from thesis development and deal sourcing through deal execution and portfolio management.

Prior to Baird, Tim served as a Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt with GE’s Energy Services also holding various roles in engineering and operations management across GE’s Infrastructure, Energy, and Power & Water business units. Tim holds a BSE in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.