Alex Fisher

Alex Fisher


Vice President, Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC

Alex grew up in Evanston and has had a passion for food and cooking since he was a child. His first job was at Hecky’s BBQ in Evanston, where he spent three summers learning all facets of the business. His passion for food led him to Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration where he earned his BS with a minor in real estate.

After college, Alex was an investment banking Analyst at William Blair for three years where he worked in the Consumer & Retail team with clients in the restaurant, retail, food manufacturing, and consumer product verticals. After his time at William Blair, Alex Joined Madison Dearborn Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm, as an Associate, where he helped evaluate new investments and managed MDP’s investment in a specialty retailer.

After attending Harvard Business School, Alex rejoined Madison Dearborn Partners as a Vice President where he helps lead the firm’s investment in Topps (a leading producer of playing cards and confectionery products) and leads the evaluation of new investments. Alex lives in Lakeview and is a member of the board of America SCORES Chicago, an organization that provides after school soccer and poetry programming for underserved Chicago youth.

Alex joined the Green City Market Board of Directors in 2019. 

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