Arbor Investments, a specialized private equity firm focused exclusively in food, beverage and related industries, announced today the promotion of Josh Schoenfelder to Vice President.
Schoenfelder joined Arbor in 2014. Since joining the firm’s investment team, Schoenfelder has been a key contributor to several current and former Arbor portfolio companies, including: Columbus Craft Meats, Greco & Sons, Rise Baking and Trojan Lithograph. As Vice President, Schoenfelder will continue to partner with current portfolio companies on financial analysis and overall investment strategy, lead due diligence on new investment opportunities and mentor and develop junior Associates.
“This promotion formally recognizes Josh’s significant contributions to our firm and portfolio companies,” said Arbor Chief Administrative Officer, Ryan McKenzie. “Josh brings incredible commitment, investment acumen and an analytical mindset to the investment team and our management teams. We look forward to his continued success at Arbor as we grow and deepen our bench of talented professionals.”
Prior to joining Arbor, Schoenfelder held Associate and Analyst roles at Robert W. Baird in their Consumer investment banking group. Schoenfelder recently completed his MBA at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Kansas.