What We Offer
Bedford Grove Capital (“BGC”) provides mission-driven business owners the opportunity to sell their company while protecting the reputation, values and culture they worked tirelessly to build. Post-investment, BGC’s founder will facilitate a customizable transition plan as he becomes CEO or partners as a Co-CEO. BGC’s founder also considers partnerships with exceptional clinicians who want to focus on delivering great outcomes rather than day-to-day management responsibilities.
BGC was formed to acquire, operate and grow a business with social impact potential for the long-term. The founder’s time and energy will be focused on building upon the successful foundation you created and making a positive difference for your customers, employees and communities served. BGC’s resources draw from a diverse array of skilled business owners, seasoned entrepreneurs and disciplined investors who are dedicated to achieving continued growth, profitability and social impact for the company you founded.
Will consider modest int’l exposure
Healthcare services with social impact
Will consider other sectors
Best-in-class clinical outcomes
Strong reputation in the community
Potential for B Corp status
Scalable model with potential for growth
Track record of financial stability
Prior to founding Bedford Grove Capital, Brad Zelinger was an investment professional at Madison Dearborn Partners in Chicago and TZP Group in New York. In those roles, he evaluated, executed and completed investments across business and consumer services, tech-enabled services and healthcare services sectors. Following investment, Brad collaborated closely with management teams to identify and implement post-close initiatives to drive sustainable, long-term earnings growth. He began his career at Moelis & Company in New York where he completed numerous transactions across a broad range of industries. Brad was designated to serve on the Board of Directors of Quest Events and has participated in board meetings for Pyramid Hotel Group, Aderant and EVO Payments International (NASDAQ:EVOP).
Brad serves on the Board of Trustees of Rett Syndrome Research Trust and has been an advocate for his sister and other individuals with disabilities. When he is not in the office, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking and camping (he’s an Eagle Scout) and playing squash.
Brad grew up in Deerfield, IL and now lives in Chicago.
Prior Company Involvement
Quest Events, Board designee
Pyramid Hotel Group, Board participant
Aderant, Board participant
EVO Payments Int’l, Board participant
Laclede Group (dba Spire)
Dial Global (dba Westwood One)
Silver Bell Mining
NorthStar Realty Finance
Validus Strategic Capital
MBA, Harvard Business School
BBA, High Distinction, University of Michigan Ross School of Business