Brett Conradt is a Managing Director at Stax Inc., regularly advising private equity and corporate clients on organic and inorganic growth initiatives, partnering to build actionable strategies.
Conradt joined Stax’s Chicago office in 2006, and has expertise in consumer / retail businesses along with industrial products and services. In his relationships with large-cap and middle market funds as well as corporate clients, he oversees extensive consulting engagements to identify, size, and prioritize international and domestic growth opportunities.
Prior to Stax, Conradt worked at StrategyOne, a subsidiary of Edelman Worldwide, where he developed strategic messaging and positioning programs for clients across multiple end industries. Conradt began his career at Salton, Inc., where he developed, grew, and maintained well-known consumer electronics brands.
Conradt has guest lectured at several universities including the University of Illinois, Texas A&M University, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has also written numerous thought leadership pieces focused on retail and industrial markets.
Conradt holds an M.B.A. from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.