ROB VAN VLIET
Rob co-founded Lakewind following his career as a founder / CEO of a small business that grew to become a middle market private equity-backed company. He serves on the boards of multiple companies in addition to strategic guidance of Lakewind. You can find Rob in the lap lane at the local pool or cigar lounge in his free time.
GEORGE VAN VLIET
George is a co-founder of Lakewind following his tenure with AlpInvest (The Carlyle Group) and BKD, LLP. He is responsible for sourcing, execution, and portfolio management of Lakewind's investments. George is probably monitoring.
Aaron joined Lakewind following a successful endeavor with Veran Medical Technologies as a Vice President of Sales. He oversees the management and growth plan for Lakewind's investments. Aaron is most likely to be found biking or snowboarding on a mountain near you. If not, he is tuning up his very low handicap on the golf course.
South Bend, IN
Sam joined Lakewind from Oracle where he was a Sales Manager. He helps manage the investments and develop their growth plans. Sam is likely cheering on the collegiate and professional sports teams of Indiana (excluding Purdue), brushing up on his Eagle Scout trainings, or crafting a meal in the kitchen.