Mr. Schenk joined J.W. Childs Associates in 2016. Previously, he was a Principal at Grove Street Advisors, a private equity fund investment firm focused on lower middle market buyout, growth equity and venture capital funds, and a Director at Credit Suisse with various roles in Zurich and New York, most recently in the Alternative Capital Division. Mr. Schenk received a B.A. from the Commercial College of Zurich, an MBA from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.