Benedict Rocchio - WordStream Board of Directors

Benedict Rocchio was a founding member of Baird Capital's Venture Capital team in 2000 and concentrates on investments in the Technology & Services sector. Benedict is a current member on the board of directors at Appcast, FullContact, Housecall Pro, ParkWhiz, Radius, Signal, Snagajob, StartWire, and Wordstream.

He has also worked directly with over 20 other investments of Baird Capital, including ALI Systems, Axcelerant, edo Interactive, Fellon McCord, HireRight, PayChoice and Sittercity. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Illinois Venture Capital Association and the Western Golf Association.

Prior to joining Baird Capital, Benedict worked for KPMG LLP in the information, communications and entertainment group within the assurance practice of the Chicago office, where he focused on the Software and Telecommunications sectors. He received his BBA, with a major in accountancy, from the University of Notre Dame.