Founded in 1989 by Carter F. Bales, Edgar R. Berner, and Craig B. Klosk, the Firm today has four partners: Craig B. Klosk, Daniel M. Kortick, Daniel L. Black and Max von Zuben. Carter Bales, and Edgar Berner now serve as Senior Advisors to the Firm.

Craig B. Klosk Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Daniel M. Kortick Managing Partner
Daniel L. Black Managing Partner
Max von Zuben Managing Partner
Thomas P. Kearney III Principal
Irina I. Krasik Vice President
Kelly M. Leong Associate
John A. FitzSimons Associate
Andreia Santos de Araujo Director of Operations & Accounting
Christine D. Flaherty Office Manager
John A. FitzSimons

John FitzSimons joined The Wicks Group in December 2017. As an Associate at Wicks, he is involved in the acquisition, financing, strategy development and operational planning of its investments.

Prior to joining Wicks, Mr. FitzSimons spent two years as an Associate at Anholt Services, a private equity firm based in Westport, Connecticut, where he analyzed investment opportunities across a wide range of geographies and asset classes, including control and influential minority stakes in private and public companies, hard assets, and partnership interests. Prior to Anholt, Mr. FitzSimons was a Management Consultant at Deloitte Consulting working primarily in financial services and telecommunications, media, and technology.

John FitzSimons graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and minor in Business Institutions. He is currently an MBA candidate at Columbia Business School.