CHICAGO — Josh Schoenfelder has been promoted to vice-president of Arbor Investments, a private equity firm focused on the food and beverage industries.

Mr. Schoenfelder joined Arbor in 2014 and most recently was a senior associate since 2016, contributing to several of the firm’s current and former portfolio companies, including Columbus Craft Meats, Greco & Sons and Rise Baking. Prior to joining Arbor he worked as an associate and analyst at Robert W. Baird in the company’s consumer investment banking group.

He received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Kansas and a master’s degree in business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

“This promotion formally recognizes Josh’s significant contributions to our firm and portfolio companies,” said Ryan McKenzie, chief administrative officer at Arbor. “Josh brings incredible commitment, investment acumen and an analytical mindset to the investment team and our management teams. We look forward to his continued success at Arbor as we grow and deepen our bench of talented professionals.”