Brian Schwartz

Co-President

  • Location:

    Miami

  • Education:

    BS with honors, University of Pennsylvania
    MBA, Harvard Business School

  • Prior Experience:

    PepsiCo
    Dillon, Read and Co.

Brian is Co-President of H.I.G. Capital. He joined the firm in 1994.

In his current position, along with Co-President Rick Rosen, he helps run the day-to-day operations of the firm and sits on the investment committees for all H.I.G. funds. He also currently leads the firm’s Advantage Fund where he is responsible for all of the day-to-day activities. Prior to this role, Brian held a number of leadership positions at the firm, as well as having led the acquisition of over 25 platform investments in a variety of industries.

Prior to joining H.I.G., Brian worked in PepsiCo’s strategic planning group. His responsibilities included managing strategic acquisitions for PepsiCo and evaluating new business opportunities. Brian began his career with the investment banking firm of Dillon, Read and Co. where he split his time between the corporate finance group and the private equity funds, Saratoga Partners and Yorktown Partners.

Brian earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and his B.S. with honors from the University of Pennsylvania.