LLR Partners, a Philadelphia, PA-based lower middle market private equity firm investing in growth companies, added Geoff Baird as Senior Managing Director of its Value Creation Team.
Baird leverages extensive experience leading and driving all aspects of growth for technology and services businesses to support LLR’s portfolio companies and manage the LLR Value Creation Team.
Prior to joining LLR, Baird was an operating executive at Tailwind Capital where he assisted in sourcing, evaluating and performing due diligence on investment opportunities. He served as a board member and active advisor to Tailwind portfolio companies Stratix Corporation (Chairman), Diversified, AST and CoreBTS. In addition, Baird has been a board director at WorldAware, an LLR portfolio company, since 2015.
He previously served as President of the Product & Technology Group at AGT International, CEO of 3i-MIND, and Vice President and General Manager at Avaya. Earlier in his career, Baird was the CEO of mobile technology firms Commtag and Xtempus, and COO of Psion Computing.
Founded in 1999, LLR Partners is a middle market private equity firm committed to creating long-term value by growing its portfolio companies. It invests in several industries, with a focus on technology, healthcare and services businesses. and with more than $3.5 billion raised across five funds.