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As Vice President at Big Shoulders Capital, Alex Mazer focuses on deal sourcing and underwriting.
Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Mr. Mazer moved to Chicago in 2009 to run a consumer product wholesale business for a publicly-traded inventory liquidation firm and discount retailer which was backed by a Chicago-based private equity group. He founded The BirdDog Group, a national inventory liquidation firm that worked with lenders, turnaround consultants, importers, wholesalers, and distributors to purchase and/or liquidate distressed inventory and conduct retail store closings.
Mr. Mazer completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, and received his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management with a concentration in Finance, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong and China.