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  • Josh Foster

    Senior Associate

    Josh joined the team in 2014 as an Associate, with responsibility for sourcing, evaluating, and executing M&A transactions and supporting our operating companies’ senior leadership teams on key strategic initiatives. During his time at BW Forsyth Partners, Josh has primarily worked with EMA and Baldwin while also assisting on the group’s most recent new platform acquisition, HawkeyePedershaab. Currently, Josh is most active with the EM team, where he has supported the platform through multiple bolt-on acquisitions and collaborated with the senior leadership team to develop and execute several operational improvement projects.

    Previously, Josh spent three years at Lincoln International, a middle market sell-side investment bank in Chicago. While at Lincoln International, Josh completed transactions in a variety of industries including electronics, packaging, and business services.

    Outside of the office, Josh enjoys playing in local volleyball leagues, cooking and exploring St. Louis’ culinary scene, and traveling with his fantastic fiancée Jenna.  Education:
    • B.S. dual degrees in Finance and Accounting, University of Illinois - High Honors