Tim Hurd is the President & CIO of BlueSpruce Investments, a Chicago-based long-biased hedge fund manager with approximately $375 million in assets under management that launched in July 2013. Prior to founding BlueSpruce, Tim spent over 16 years at Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, where he was the Managing Director in charge of Madison Dearborn’s Financial Services Team. Prior to his time at MDP, Tim worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as an Analyst in the Mergers Department in New York. He is a director of Nuveen Investments and past director of a number of other corporate Boards, including PayPal, TransUnion, and CapitalSource. In addition, Tim serves on the Investment Committees of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Latin School of Chicago.
Tim graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan in 1992, where he was awarded Phi Beta Kappa. He also earned an MBA with honors from Harvard Business School in 1996.