John J. Broderick, Operating Partner, joined Argosy in 2016 and is responsible for evaluating potential investments, performing due diligence, and working with portfolio companies to grow shareholder value. Architect and author of Argosy’s VAM™ (Value Acceleration Methodology); a value creation system and toolkit designed and calibrated for the lower middle market. John has over 25 years of experience as an operating executive, the last 15 years working with private equity backed companies. His diverse experience and first-hand knowledge of best practices provide him the capacity to quickly assess the needs of a business and lead significant change in a variety of markets, organizations and environments. Prior to joining Argosy, John was Operating Partner at Argo Management Partners, a private equity group based in Chicago. In 2006, he created the Argo Business System, a set of tools developed by world class professionals and organizations, which has been deployed in numerous portfolio companies. Prior to Argo, John held leadership positions with Danaher Corp, Siemens and Sandvik, and was responsible for Sales, Marketing, Finance, IT, Human Resources, R&D, Engineering, Project Management, Marketing, Customer Service and Operations.
Mr. Broderick’s industry experience spans industrial equipment, automated systems, electronics, automatic identification, test & measurement, global sourcing, agriculture, consumer products, specialty furniture, energy, municipal services, building products and franchising. He presently sits on 7 boards and is a frequent speaker in the private equity community.