Mr. Vedra is a Senior Managing Director and a Founding Principal of IOP.
Mr. Vedra has 19 years of domestic and international transaction experience, including the carve-out of corporate orphans, recapitalization of family-owned businesses, and acquisition of bankrupt companies. At IOP, Mr. Vedra co-manages the operations of the fund, in addition to sourcing and executing transactions and managing portfolio investments.
Prior to founding IOP, Mr. Vedra was a Managing Director of a Chicago, IL based private equity firm focused on investing in middle-market companies. He previously worked within the Merchant Banking group of GE Capital, where he specialized in sourcing, structuring and underwriting senior debt placements for middle-market companies. Prior to completing his MBA degree, he worked at LaSalle Partners Limited and Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Vedra graduated from the University of Michigan with an MBA degree with High Distinction and from the University of Notre Dame with a BBA degree with Honors.