Robert Vodicka is a Vice President with SEAF, based in Chicago, working for the company’s central management team. Robert’s primary focus is in fund formation and operational launch efforts. Robert is leading SEAF’s tech deployment efforts, bringing developed technologies to SEAF markets and companies. Robert heads SEAF’s development impact and ESG efforts to ensure that all investees meet SEAF standards. Additional work includes due diligence on fund pipeline – market research, financial/operational analysis, valuation analysis, and investment structuring. Robert also acts as Chief of Staff for Bert van der Vaart, SEAF CEO.
Robert’s previous work was in small business management in operational and financial roles in the Chicago area. Prior to SEAF, Robert worked as Director of Operations for a mid-sized construction company with national operational focus.
Robert holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University; and a BA from Illinois State University, Business Administration.