Katharine Melzer

Managing Director & Head of Business Development

Katie is Managing Director and Head of Business Development.

As Head of Business Development, Katie works closely with CODI’s investment team to develop and maintain relationships with intermediaries across the country and works closely with CODI’s existing subsidiaries to foster growth through opportunistic acquisitions.

Prior to joining CODI in 2020, Katie was in the Investment Banking Division of Robert W. Baird & Co. where she was a member of the Consumer Group.

Katie is a graduate of the University of Michigan and UCLA Anderson School of Management.