Zaid has nearly 15 years of experience acquiring and building businesses. He focuses on identifying, evaluating and partnering with Cranemere's operating companies. Prior to Cranemere, Zaid co-founded and co-led H.I.G. Capital's Chicago office and worked with Vincent Mai and Chris Mahan at AEA Investors in New York and London. He began his career at Bain & Company. Zaid has an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University.